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"Torchwood"'s Russell T Davies Makes No Apologies — For Anything

Killing a beloved character on a telebisyon ipakita is always a dicey proposition when it comes to how fans will react to the death. When that character is not only one of the few prominent gay characters on TV, but is also one of the only ones in a positive same-sex relationship, the risk of a backlash is that much greater.

So when Torchwood's Ianto Jones (Gareth David-Lloyd) unexpectedly perished in the fourth episode of the kamakailan Children of Earth miniseries, the reaction among many gay fans was almost instantaneous — not...
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