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Hunting for Valentines: An Interview With Kiyomi McCloskey

Tristan Higgins | Posted 08.12.2013 | Gay Voices
Tristan Higgins

I broke my interviewing cherry with Kiyomi McCloskey from Hunter Valentine. I decided to just talk to Kiyomi -- and, of course, ask questions that I thought people who read my blog would be interested in: things about beer, fashion, travel, dating, and being butch.

Somer Bingham Talks LGBT Issues and Life After The Real L Word (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 07.22.2013 | Gay Voices
Charlotte Robinson

Somer's gutsy performance style and authenticity led to her being cast on The Real L Word, where the lesbian community got to know her as relatable and uncompromising. Now she's started a new music project, Clinical Trials, inspired by Nirvana and Patti Smith.

Sex And Diamonds: An Interview With Lauren Bedford Russell Of 'The Real L Word'

Jincey Lumpkin | Posted 03.09.2013 | Gay Voices
Jincey Lumpkin

Season 3 of The Real L Word followed a group of lesbians as they navigated sex, relationships and binge drinking on both coasts. Arguably the hottest is Lauren Bedford Russell, a jewelry designer whose brand, Lyon, has become popular with the young Hollywood crowd.

LISTEN: Hunter Valentine, Lesbian Rock Band And Stars Of 'The Real L Word' Season 3, Talk LGBT Issues

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 12.19.2012 | Gay Voices
Charlotte Robinson

Lesbian rock band Hunter Valentine are currently on their North American tour after starring in Season 3 of Showtime's hit reality series The Real L Word. This week I talked with the ladies about the show, the new album and their spin on LGBT issues.

The Real L Word's Dinah Shore Episode (Part 2)

Lauren Bedford Russell | Posted 10.17.2012 | Gay Voices
Lauren Bedford Russell

If there's one thing lesbians don't expect to do at Dinah Shore, it's finding someone they connect with on more than just a lustful level. I'm sure it has happened at Dinah before, but I promise you, no one expects it.

'The Real L Word' Cast Member Offers Up 'Somer Fridays'

Posted 07.27.2012 | Gay Voices

"The Real L Word" is officially back in full force -- and HuffPost Gay Voices has got an exclusive clip featuring cast member Somer Bingham. On th...

Best Lesbian Moments Of The Week

Trish Bendix | Posted 09.12.2012 | Gay Voices
Trish Bendix

We pride ourselves on knowing all kinds of Sapphic pop-culture facts. Each week we'll share some of the best tidbits on The Huffington Post in our new series, "Best Lesbian Week Ever." Here's who and what was on our raging gay radar this week.

Why 'The Real L Word' Is Bad For Lesbians

Christina Cauterucci | Posted 07.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Christina Cauterucci

Though it's impressive that a mainstream television show centered on queer women has seen such success, the show's distorted depiction of lesbian culture is something to mourn, not celebrate. Young queers deserve positive, nuanced examples of lesbians in mainstream media.

The Unreal L Word

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Joan E. Dowlin

The Real L Word may reflect today's anything-goes philosophy, but as a meaningful dialogue about gay issues, tolerance, and human rights, it falls way short.