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Russell T. Davies Plans 'Tofu' Series About Modern Sex Culture

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386869 11: Actors Gale Harold, left, and Randy Harrison pose for photographers during a party for the Showtime television show 'Queer As Folk' March 19, 2001 in New York City. Cast members attended the reception for the show hosted by Gsociety, an entertainment network of companies targeting gay and lesbian consumers. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Newsmakers) | Spencer Platt via Getty Images

The creator of one of the most iconic gay-themed TV shows of all time has plans for a steamy new series featuring plenty of same-sex encounters.

Russell T. Davies, who penned the original British installment of "Queer as Folk," has announced plans for "Tofu," an eight-part series about modern sex culture, according to The Independent.

On Red Productions' website, director Benjamin Cook describes "Tofu" as a "light-hearted documentary series" about "good sex, bad sex, real-life sex. Smut, basically."

He continues:

We’re looking for a cast of vibrant, charismatic people of all sexual persuasions, genders and ages -- so long as you’re over 18 -- who are comfortable with, and confident in, talking about sex.

Men, women, every gender, all the pronouns, straight, gay, bi, curious, maybe you’re sex-obsessed, or take-it-or-leave-it, or maybe you’ve -- whisper the words -- never had sex and aren’t afraid to say so. We want your stories, confessions, and opinions.

Cook and Davies are asking users to submit videos that are 90 seconds or less in length in which participants "tell us [their] best sex-related anecdote -- whether it be good, bad, or even lacking in sex completely."

You can read more about making submissions here.

According to Davies, "Tofu" will differ from his two other forthcoming dramas, "Cucumber" and "Banana" in that it will explore "real-life" issues as opposed to fantasy scenarios. Still, as The Guardian pointed out, there's a connection between the three series.

"I once read about a scientific institute which had studied the male erection," Davies said. "It divided the hard-on into four categories, from soft to hard. One, tofu. Two, peeled banana. Three, banana. And four, cucumber. Right there and then I knew I had my drama."

CORRECTION: The original version of this post identified Davies as a co-writer and consultant on the U.S. version of "Queer as Folk." He is solely responsible for the original British version of the series.

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