/ This is the way / it's the way that we live / It's the way that we liiiiiiiiiiiive.[ ..by seeing it, I mean watching more than just one episode, particularly a pilot which automatically alerts someone to the fact that a show is just starting out and hey, give it some credit or a chance before you blow it said, obviously I'm a huge fan of the show.Marina is part of Tina and Bette’s circle of friends, and owns the neighborhood café, The Planet, which serves as the group's hang-out and focal point for the show.Barbara Gittings was an early gay and lesbian rights activist and was instrumental in the forming of Daughters of Bilitis, one of the first lesbian organizations in the United States.Other executive producers include Steve Golin (Being John Malkovich, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) and Larry Kennar (Barbershop).Besides Chaiken, writers of the show have included Guinevere Turner (Go Fish, American Psycho), Susan Miller (Anyone But Me, Thirtysomething), Cherien Dabis (Amreeka), and Rose Troche (Go Fish, Six Feet Under). The original six-year run ended with the series finale's airing on March 8, 2009.Later in the series, Bette develops an affair with Candace Jewell.
Season 3 episode 1 starts with a flash back of a woman group in 1973 and it shows two women, Marilyn and Teri making out.
Although Lorraine Hansberry was known as a supporter of equal rights regardless of sexual orientation, it wasn't until after her death that her own sexual orientation was revealed.
(88) Crazed forest dwelling rapist / killers splat - attack and kill a man's family. Incredibly bloody violence, and brutal acts that will leave you gasping! In Spanish but easy to follow.(98) Yet another alien scare flick that takes it's style of story telling from "Blair Witch".
Outside the United States, the series is distributed by MGM Worldwide Television.
The L Word was filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, at Coast Mountain Films Studio, as well as on location in Los Angeles, California. Contemporary use of the phrase "the L word" as an alias for lesbian dates to at least the 1981 play My Blue Heaven by Jane Chambers, in which a character stammers out: "You're really...? Lord God, I never met one before." Season 1 premiered in the United States on January 18, 2004, on Showtime and featured 13 episodes presenting several entwined story lines.