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An Irish audience negotiates lesbian visibility in the L word: “but it’s not a perfect world and not everyone looks like that”

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dc.contributor.author Moore, Deirdre
dc.date.accessioned 2019-07-16T08:04:40Z
dc.date.available 2019-07-16T08:04:40Z
dc.date.issued 2009-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/7938
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract The L Word is a drama series revolving around the lives and loves of a group of lesbian and bisexual women in LA, executively produced by Irene Chaiken with filming locations in West Hollywood, California, and Vancouver2. The season one cast comprises of Bette (Jennifer Beals) a museum director; Tina (Laurel Holoman) a social worker, Jenny (Mia Kirshner) a writer, Shane (Katherine Moenning) a hairstylist, Alice (Leisha Hailey) journalist, Dana (Erin Daniels) a professional Tennis player, Marina (Karina Lombard) owner of the Planet Cafe, Kit (Pam Grier) a musician/club owner. Of the eight member season one cast Leisha Hailey (Alice) is the only out lesbian. The series began tentatively in 2003 with Showtime3 running a short promo for its new lesbian drama before en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Department of Sociology, University of Limerick en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Socheolas;1(1), pp.55-70
dc.subject lesbian ensemble en_US
dc.subject Showtime executive en_US
dc.subject L Word en_US
dc.title An Irish audience negotiates lesbian visibility in the L word: “but it’s not a perfect world and not everyone looks like that” en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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