EVEN CANADIANS WATCH THE L-WORD – TALES FROM TORONTO, PART 2

by Miss Bliss

“Do you watch the L-Word,” asks the lovely Marcela, a German-Spanish Canadian.

“I certainly do,” I say. “There’s nothing I love to hate more than the L-Word.” Seven bi-girls have met on a sunny Saturday in June for conversation, community and fun. Already, the food has been eaten, drinks have been downed, and strangers have become friends.

“Come on, now. It’s a fun show to watch,” Marcela says.

“Look, I would watch anything Jennifer Beals does. Ever since Flashdance, I just love her. I think she’s great on the show and I am so glad her marriage with Tina ended so we could see her seducing new girls.”

“I love her and Shane,” says the pretty blonde to my right.

“Everyone’s in love with Shane,” I say.

“The scenes with Shane and Paige were just gorgeous,” says the beautiful brunette to my left. “I’m sorry that relationship ended. Paige has the greatest tits, don’t you think? And I heard Shane’s a real lesbian, and I think Max is, too.”

“I saw Shane once at NY Pride,” I say. “She’s definitely gay. I’m bummed they took Max’s character and made the only pretty butch on the show a pre-op transgender. Why couldn’t she just be the hot butch? Does every lesbian have to be an uber-femme super model?”

Marcela says, “I think they’re trying to bring awareness to transgender issues, which is good. Whatever they can do to create drama they will do because it’s a soap opera.” She turns to her auburn-haired friend on her left and asks, “Do you watch the L-Word?”

“I don’t have cable,” she says.

“My man is a computer guy,” says the asian beauty across from her, “we just download the episodes and watch them for free.”

“I love Cybill Shepard on the show. I thought she was just terrific,” the girl next to me says, and the table agrees.

“I hated Jenny so much until the end of this season,” says Marcela. “I just felt so bad for her when her assistant took over her whole film and her life. It was so sad.”

“Jenny deserves to be hated,” I say. “The best part of this season was when the writers realized that these girls would HATE Jenny and NEVER hang out with someone that self-absorbed and annoying.”

“And she’s the Canadian on the show,” says my co-host, Harper, and the table laughs.

“I’ve read some articles written by bisexuals about the show and they have many valid critiques,” I say.

“Like what,” asks Marcela.

“Well, Tina and Jenny both dated men at some point in the show, but they are also the most annoying characters. They always talk about Alice being bi, but she’s only interested in lesbian relationships,” I say. “I remember there was this one episode that started with each of them pointing a ‘gay-dar’ at each other. When it pointed at Alice it read ‘bisexual’ but nothing about her behavior seems bi to me.”

“Just because she’s only dating women now doesn’t mean she’s a lesbian,” says Marcela.

“True,” I say, “but the writers seem to critique any type of relationship that is not strictly monogamous. This season they had the sexiest scene when Shane met a lesbian couple that was in an open relationship. They invited Shane to join them for a threesome which was incredibly hot. But in the next episode, they punished their audience for enjoying the hot scene when they showed one of the girls lying to be with Shane behind her partner’s back. So, the message was, girls in open relationships are liars.”

“Whatever creates drama,” says Marcela. “Can you believe there are only 8 episodes left?”

“Only eight,” asks the brunette next to me.

“Next season is the last season.”

“Let’s just pray that Bette doesn’t get back together with Tina,” I say, “and let’s hope there’s a lot more sex and a lot LESS talking.”

Canadians should watch The L-Word, I think, as the conversation switches once again. After all, it is shot in Vancouver, the Los Angeles of Canada. And, no matter who I am with – bi-girls, lesbians or straight girls – everyone loves to hate it and can’t stop watching it. But then again, who wouldn’t want to watch beautiful women make love?

Are you a fan of the L-Word? What do you love about the show? Are you someone who loves to hate the show like me? What drives you crazy and what keeps you watching? Let me know!

XOXOXOXOXO
BLISS WARRIOR
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jungle jane June 11, 2008 at 12:44 pm

I have maybe, only watched one full episode of the show. No tv here. I do the itunes tv show download thing and I have yet to spend my money on that show. I had a job that I loved in LA once and got ridiculed by a group of “LA hot” girl co-workers for not watching it. They were mean and snotty and convinced that my southern accent had everything to do w/ me not having a tv plus HBO. Hello! I was poor! I think I told myself then, “fuck these girls and fuck that show. If these type of girls like the show, then I probably won’t.” That was 3 years ago. I’m stubborn. Maybe I’ll download it now. I’m sure I’ll love to hate it as well.
xoxo, Jungle Jane

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dirtygurrrl June 13, 2008 at 7:15 pm

You know, I think I may be the only bi-girl on the planet who didn’t even know that show existed. Seriously, it’s only been a part of my reality for about a month. And I’ve never even seen a write up on the show, much less an actual show. I know, Jane, you may live in a tree, but I hide under a rock! Hehehe.

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