Friends isn't problematic or homophobic - here's why
No, Friends wasn’t being offensive (Picture: David Bjerke/NBCU Photo Bank)

I was 16 when Friends first came to Channel 4, and it was, for many people my age, the life we all wanted.

Never mind the fact that Phoebe, Chandler, Ross and the others were trapped in unfulfilling jobs, frequently broke, and unlucky in love. They had each other, and they got to hang out in plush, rent-free apartments and swanky coffee houses.