For six deliciously drama-filled, Sapphic, sex-soaked seasons, The L Word immersed audiences in a lesbian community never before seen on television. That didn't happen. Says Beals: "I want Generation Q to continue L Word 's legacy of representation, inclusivity, and reminding people that the 'L' doesn't just stand for lesbian but for love, too. It begins 10 years after the last show, and I want to deep-dive into conversations about sexuality and gender identity. Besides more humor, how will the new show be different?
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Fortunately, Beals and her cohort will get a chance to set things gay again with The L Word: Generation Q , a reboot of the series that premieres December 8 on Showtime. The new season sees the return of Bette, Alice Leisha Hailey , and Shane Kate Moennig , plus a handful of new cast members and the promise of a course-correct that fans have been waiting on for over a decade. But first, we had to do a deep dive into the intricacies of the original L Word. When was the last time you watched the original series? Oh, wow.
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About a decade ago, Jennifer Beals was approached in the street by two women in their sixties. They were a couple, and had been for decades, but had never come out to their families. That was, until they watched The L Word.