Talking, Laughing, Loving, Breathing: On The Return Of 'The L Word' From 2004 to 2009, the Showtime TV drama The L Word examined the lives of a group of queer women in L.A. The show was uneven, but it also marked an important milestone for queer representation on television. Now, the series has a sequel called The L Word: Generation Q. It's moved to a different L.A. neighborhood, it's added a diverse cast of new young stars, and it catches us up on the lives of Bette, Alice, and Shane, among others.
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Talking, Laughing, Loving, Breathing: On The Return Of 'The L Word'

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Talking, Laughing, Loving, Breathing: On The Return Of 'The L Word'

Talking, Laughing, Loving, Breathing: On The Return Of 'The L Word'

Talking, Laughing, Loving, Breathing: On The Return Of 'The L Word'

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Katherine Moennig reprises the role of Shane McCutcheon in The L Word: Generation Q. Hilary Bronwyn Gayle/Showtime hide caption

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Katherine Moennig reprises the role of Shane McCutcheon in The L Word: Generation Q.

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From 2004 to 2009, the Showtime TV drama The L Word examined the lives of a group of queer women in L.A. The show was uneven, but it also marked an important milestone for queer representation on television. Now, the series has a sequel called The L Word: Generation Q. It's moved to a different L.A. neighborhood, it's added a diverse cast of new young stars, and it catches us up on the lives of Bette, Alice, and Shane, among others.

The audio was produced and edited by Jessica Reedy.