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Homoground Is Throwing the First Queer CMJ Showcase Ever

Brett Gleason | Posted 12.20.2014 | Gay Voices
Brett Gleason

I approached Homoground founder Lynn Casper over the summer to help fill the gap in what I saw was a lack of LGBTQ representation in what's always been such a great week to check out new artists.

6 Questions to Find Out If She's the One for You

Jincey Lumpkin | Posted 11.18.2014 | Gay Voices
Jincey Lumpkin

I've had my heart broken a bunch of times. To be fair, I'm sure I've bruised a few hearts as well. Love can be confusing, and it's hard to know if what you're feeling is really real.

Lesbian Proposes to Girlfriend on Facebook

Allison Hope | Posted 11.03.2014 | Gay Voices
Allison Hope

Brandiilyne had just updated her Facebook page to vent about a 20-page paper she had just been assigned in school. In fact, she was completely overwhelmed with back to school and her many other ventures. She was so busy in fact, that she almost missed the most important Facebook post of her life.

'Real L Word' Star: I Was Afraid To Come Out

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.14.2014 | Gay Voices

"The Real L Word" star Romi Klinger said she was worried about encountering social hostility before she came out as bisexual on the show. She told...

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.

What's The Best Way To Come Out As Bisexual At Work?

Posted 05.31.2013 | Gay Voices

What's the best way to come out as bisexual? That's the question Dave Rubin posed to "Real L Word" cast member Whitney Mixter and YouTube personali...

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.

Forthcoming Documentary To Examine Being LGBT In Middle America

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 03.18.2013 | Gay Voices

The woman responsible for introducing us to Bette Porter, Tina Kennard, Shane McCutcheon, Alice Pieszecki, Jenny Schecter and the rest of the sexy Los...

'Real L Word' Star Gets Literary With New Magazine

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 03.04.2013 | Gay Voices

"Real L Word" star Saj Golde hopes her latest endeavor, BlackOUT Magazine, provides a positive outlet for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender peopl...

WATCH: 'Real L Word' Star Produced This Amazing Music Video

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.25.2013 | Gay Voices

Season two, "Real L Word" star Saj Golde has just produced a new music video. The clip, titled "Falling In Love" and performed by R&B singer Toi, h...

Jennifer Beals Lands A New TV Gig

Posted 02.13.2013 | TV

Jennifer Beals is headed to Venice. Beals will play the family matriarch in the ABC pilot, which centers on two rival families living in the Calif...

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.

How Being on The Real L Word Changed My Life

Kiyomi McCloskey | Posted 11.27.2012 | Gay Voices
Kiyomi McCloskey

Around late December, The Real L Word contacted us about being on the show. This seemed completely surreal at the time. Like someone was playing a weird lesbian trick on us. Did we have aspirations to become the next celesbian reality stars? Hell no!

Noah Michelson

Ilene Chaiken Discusses 'The L Word,' 'The Real L Word,' Gay Marriage, Bisexuality And More

HuffingtonPost.com | Noah Michelson | Posted 09.04.2012 | Gay Voices

Writer, producer and director Ilene Chaiken is best known and beloved for gifting the world with "The L Word." The wildly popular, groundbreaking l...

Judged For Being Bisexual: 'Real L Word' Star On Dating Men And Women

Posted 09.02.2012 | Gay Voices

"The lesbians are looking at you like you're kind of a traitor, you don't know what side you want -- you're not really one of them. And then, the more...

'Real L Word' Women Talk Sex, Nude Photos And Secret Crushes

Posted 08.31.2012 | Gay Voices

What better way to wrap up the summer than with a spirited game of "Never Have I Ever"? At least that's how "The Real L Word" cast member Somer Bin...

From 'Deb' To 'U-Hauling': The Top Five Lesbian Terms

Posted 08.17.2012 | Gay Voices

In the latest edition of "Somer Fridays," "The Real L Word" cast mate Somer Bingham is joined by her wife Donna to introduce what they describe as the...

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.

WATCH: Bikinis, Beer And Butch Lesbians

Posted 08.10.2012 | Gay Voices

On this week's installment of "Somer Fridays," Somer Bingham of Showtime's "The Real L Word" offers fans her tips on how to prep for the Dinah Shore W...

'The Real L Word' Dinah Shore Episode (Part 1)

Romi Klinger | Posted 08.10.2012 | Gay Voices
Romi Klinger

I really want girls to know it is OK to be different. It is OK to change and turn your life around. You do not owe anyone any explanation.

WATCH: Get A Sneak Peek At The New 'Real L Word' Episode

Posted 08.27.2012 | Gay Voices

It's time for the largest lesbian party in the world -- and the girls of Showtime's "The L Word" wouldn't be missing it for the world. In this exc...

'Real L Word' Star On Beauty And Appearance In The Lesbian Community

Posted 08.03.2012 | Gay Voices

On today's edition of "Somer Fridays," Somer Bingham of "The Real L Word" offers up her take on women's preoccupation with beauty and appearance, and ...

'The Real L Word', Episode 3: Losing Charlie

Kacy Boccumini | Posted 09.26.2012 | Gay Voices
Kacy Boccumini

We belong to a group of people that no one wants to belong to -- the parents of lost children -- and we were going to be the voice for their story, regardless of how difficult.

'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...