• I'm straight, but the character was too important to me to muddle his world with my private life. As a nobody, I got away with that deflection. I think it may have helped to introduce Brian as a believable gay man. Maybe not. However it played, it's been out of my hands for a long time.

    "Queer as Folk‘s Gale Harold". Interview with Ilana Rapp, December 6, 2017.