Don't Ever Wipe Tears Without Gloves

February 2018

Season 1 Episode 1

3.0 13 x
Benjamin, a Jehovah's Witness doing his rounds, knocks on Paul's door and is immediately, correctly, identified by Paul as a homosexual. As part of coming to terms with his sexual identity and his crisis of faith Benjamin accepts an invitation to Paul's Christmas party, where he meets Rasmus.

Season 1 Episode 2

4.0 5 x
Having met at Paul's Christmas party and fallen in love, Benjamin and Rasmus quickly move in together. But Benjamin has not told his Jehovah's Witness parents that he is gay, leaving Rasmus feeling hurt. HIV has taken hold in Stockholm and is regularly on the news. Reine has already succumbed to the virus and the gay community begin to say goodbye to their friends while facing daily prejudice at the hands of the media as well. Rasmus' parents are concerned about him and call repeatedly to make...

Season 1 Episode 3

4.0 7 x
The group attend funeral after funeral for their friends and are brought ever closer together in a mood of solidarity. But Paul and the others are appalled at the prejudice they still face and the refusal of the bereaved families to acknowledge their loved ones' homosexuality. Having finally come out to his devoutly religious parents when Rasmus received his HIV diagnosis, Benjamin is faced with not just losing Rasmus but his own family. Years later Holger, a friend of Rasmus's parents, contact...