Sex and the City ever so slightly. The original gang was older; one was missing; and some new friends had arrived to . While Sex and the City creator Darren Star wasn’t involved with And Just Like That, he perhaps wanted to do some riffing of his own, as evidenced by the new Netflix series Uncoupled (July 29).

It’s a show that concerns the same fascinations as Star’s landmark series—New York City, romance, career—only from a gay perspective.Explicitly, directly gay, that is.

SatC and And Just Like That, while mostly about straight women, are very much filtered through a gay lens, though the gay characters—chiefly, nebbishy Stanford and harping Anthony—are often mere plot functionaries.