Let’s begin with comparing the trailers shall we?
The Real L Word Season 1
The Real L Word Season 2
My enthusiasm for The Real L Word couldn’t be over the moon when I first saw the trailer. Finally there is a show about lesbians, their backgrounds and how they lived their lives day to day being open about their sexuality. I learned about their first experience with another woman, what they feel being with a woman is like and why they’ve chosen to lead that type of lifestyle despite the challenges that take hold same-sex couples. Seeing beautiful successful women who can be happy together in marriage or family gives me hope.
I could relate to the women in The Real L Word Season 1 having gone through many of the same experiences myself. That was my draw. Season 1 touched on some of the most sensitive issues: coming out to family and having them accept you, marriage and children.
The Real L Word Season 2 feels like a mashup of a few more Whitneys and a couple more people to add to the issues many lesbians face: dating and having a child. The same desire I had when I first watched the show is waning.
I’ll admit that Whitney can be sweet, nice, cool and charming in her Jamaican up-do way. I can also see loving her to death if she were my friend but Continue reading