08 March 2009 ~ 4 Comments

Bidding Farewell to the L Word – The Last Word

“I certainly hope that it leaves them wanting more. I’m not intending to wrap everything up with a neat little bow!” Finale Special (Not the episode) Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Fans remain disgruntled with the poor storylines and choppy scenes of the last season (and especially the last episode) of the L Word. […]

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20 November 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Quote of the Week – 'Politics is a lot like Sex'

Jennifer Beals at the L5 Convention in UK this past weekend said as one of her parting messages that politics is a lot like sex: “If you want something, you have to ask for it, If they’re not doing it right you’ve got to speak up and show them and If you still don’t get […]

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19 November 2008 ~ 0 Comments

The Last Season of the L Word But L is for Longevity not Last

This weekend at the L5 Convention, Jennifer Beals and Laurel Holloman announced that they would really like to see an L Word movie and we could bring it to fruition by flooding Amy Baer at CBS films with emails. Well, trust the loyal fans to have taken it upon themselves to launch this. I would […]

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14 November 2008 ~ 0 Comments

The Perversion of Tolerance – I Don't want to be 'Tolerated' and neither should you

Tolerance is intolerant and demands assimilation. —Herman Broch, cited in the Jewish Museum, Vienna, Austria Conversely, what is proclaimed and practiced as tolerance today, is in many of its most effective manifestations serving the cause of oppression. -Herbert Marcuse The mainstream, alternative press and bloggers are so inundated and knee-deep in the discourse of tolerance […]

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01 November 2008 ~ 0 Comments

This Gay Marriage (Proposition 8) Ban Better Not Pass

See your Halloween No on 8 pumpkin here! I am adamantly set against the idea of marriage. And the idea of my community co-opting the heteronormative institution of marriage and effectively saving it from ‘dying out,’ is a bit irritating. Let the straight people of the world have their desecrated, abused and patriarchal ‘union.’ I […]

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10 August 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Selling out the L – Product Placement on Premium Networks

Capitalism strikes again and this time quite close to home. Whoring our community out to brand names so that inhumane corporations like Nike can “improve their image” and “capture new markets” while continuing their horrendous policies worldwide is absolutely not responsible. It’s degrading and dehumanizing when actual people are reduced to mere consumers to be […]

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17 July 2008 ~ 0 Comments

The Sexist Politics of Online Censorship

Youtube has a strict policy of banning boobs or nipple show (unless we are talking educational material like self-examination – Actually on that note I am even going to defend the educational value of love scenes but not here). Getting to the point, someone please explain to me why showing L-O-V-E scenes with boobs (or […]

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09 February 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Queer TV Series Looking for a Home

A pilot has been shot for a TV series starring queer people of color, quite unprecedented in diversity. It is being pitched as Melrose Place + L Word + 227. Nisha Ganatra plays a young woman coming out. Check it out, especially if you know anyone in the TV biz, or if you/your organization might […]

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