Bette goes on a mission to find and win over revered artist Pippa Pascal as Angie learns more about her donor. Bette, Tina and Carrie are all forced together to support Angie. Shane is shocked when someone from her past re-enters her life. Alice and Tom question what they are to each other now that her book is finished.
Meanwhile, everything left unsaid among Sophie, Dani and Finley threatens to finally come out and Micah struggles to figure out where he stands with Maribel. A surprising revelation leads to a fallout between Bette and Dani. Shane is forced to confront her true feelings for Tess, while Alice questions whether to reveal a secret to Tom during the launch party for her book. Meanwhile, things between Sophie and Finley reach a potential breaking point; Dani finally has to decide once and for all whether to defend her father; and Angie grapples with the outcome of what happened with her donor.
Season finale. Instead, we learn to perceive her as a depressed lesbian with working-class roots through her interactions with food. Like Carrie, Finley, who stands in for butch with the younger guard, is framed as painfully incapable, drunk, even potentially dangerous. Lesbian tropes like those embodied by Finley and Carrie have a long tradition in Hollywood film and television — which has often portrayed homosexuals as sad, lonely, monstrous or dying — and old publishing houses — which would only print and distribute lesbian pulp novels if they ended badly.
Deviant lesbians, especially butches, would always undergo some calamity or consequence that would break their heart, spirit and relationships. Butches and transgender people continue to shoulder the burden of this legacy. The original franchise was flawed, but it directly participated in, and saw itself in dialogue with, lesbian pop culture and taste, which is part of why it felt so real to queer viewers.
In this universe, no matter who characters are, they can only kiss, think and dream in the footsteps and shadows of the original. More From the Los Angeles Times. How Jerry West vs. All Sections. About Us. B2B Publishing. Business Visionaries.
At least until Good Housekeeping gives us their hot take. It should premiere already. Thank you for all of this! I know nothing about SEO, but assume that AS folks would come to the site directly for this kind of content instead of wasting time on a search.
I can think of no other satisfactory explanation. I know the answer to the question. The Aloce Show is no more, but a streaming likes Alice enough to give her a show. Just glad that Sepideh Moafi is baaaack!!! Give the lesbians something sexy in season 2! Or maybe you got it right first time.
Dani and Betty, the band that was all over the old L Word, could be interesting. Intrigued about Tess and Shane! Or am I also making that up. OOPS, I clicked enter too soon. What I meant to say was: hot damn my brain scrambled this situation, thanks for the info! Relatable content. Who among us would not feel weird meeting these super rich and fashionable lesbians and trying to find something to talk about with them?
Getting some Mcgonagall vibes from Better Porter. Lets have her run a non-terfy magical school, and be stern but good to some mischievous queer mages. Does anyone know if 9 pm of the youtube stream of S2 E 1 premiere is californian time guess so , since its shot in california..
Hope its viewable in germany , cause a lot of time due to our data rules a lot of american content isnt viewable. Ooooh now that I see your comment, that still totally could imply that! If not, watching them cheat on each other would suck. Came to comment on that still too! Looking at the pensive faces in the finale photos just release: Finley intervention at the Gen Q house?
I really hope so, but it does not look like Finley is in that scene and everyone is comforting Sophie? I see that, but I also think they often crop and select stills from scenes that hint at drama without actually giving away how the narrative unfolds. I think the lack of announcement regarding a third season is making me feel even more like a lot of hanging I mean, within the superfluous fictional world of this show!
Am I the only person who absolutely loathes Finldey? What a horrible character. I think Angelica and Jordi will be in a minor car accident nothing really bad though probably because one of. It is included very nice post with a lot of our resources. Thanks for post. The rug is one of the most critical needs of homes. To adapt to the decoration of the house, suitability for furniture is very important in choosing a rug.
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If you can, will you join? Riese has written articles for us. You May Also Like Reply to This Comment. I mean, lesbian stereotypes and all that Loading Booh Housekeeping! If Bette and Dani DO end up together, the show will be a complete disappointment! The Los Angeles Times put particular emphasis on Carrie, the series' first clear butch character who was portrayed as an overweight, self-loathing, insecure woman easily intimidated by Bette and all femmes in general, and Finley, who was depicted as overly carefree to the point of being drunk and potentially dangerous.
Bree Tomas voiced her defense for butch characters, particularly Rosie O'Donnell, whose casting as Carrie was met with a heavy fan backlash and negative comparisons to Jennifer Beals on social media. Ilene Chaiken, the creator and showrunner of the original series who herself had come under heavy criticism for reinforcing negative lesbian stereotypes, responded by praising Ryan's work and defending her decision to give Ryan full creative control. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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December 8, — present present. December 8, January 26, Marja-Lewis Ryan. Over ten years after the death of Jenny Schecter , Bette Porter is running for Mayor of Los Angeles to succeed Eric Garcetti, but her electoral position is threatened during a live press conference when a man, Tyler Adams, accuses her of having slept with his ex-wife, Felicity, who at the time was one of Bette's employees. Alice, now with her own successful talk show, is in a relationship with therapist Nat and struggles to mother Nat's two kids and get along with Nat's controlling ex-wife, Gigi, who is also the kids' biological mother.
Allison Liddi-Brown. December 15, Despite celebrating good news about their engagement, Dani reveals her new job as Bette's new PR manager and Sophie is upset for not having been consulted. Meanwhile, Alice's network is annoyed with the serious discussion when Bette appeared on the show, and they hire a man to help keep things "on brand".
Finley has moved in with a reluctant Shane. Viewers discover the Planet is now a sports bar. Alice tries to be a better stepmom to Nat's kids with Shane's help, and has a heart-to-heart with Gigi. Sarah Pia Anderson. December 22, Dani makes amends with her father. Jose cancels his date with Micah without explanation. Shane buys the former Planet to convert it into a lesbian bar.
Shane hires Lena and Tess lesbian couple to manage the bar. Megan Rapinoe guest stars on Alice's talk show. When Angie's racist and homophobic classmate insults Bette, Angie punches her. The racist and homophobic private school suspends Angie while her classmate goes unpunished; Bette talks to Angie about racism.
In her mayoral debate, Bette announces she has enrolled Angie in public school, winning an endorsement from the teacher's union. Finley discovers her new girlfriend Rebecca is a Priest. Alice learns that Nat and Gigi's common friends sided with Gigi after the breakup, even though Gigi had cheated on Nat, leaving Nat without friends.
Out of sympathy, Alice brings them both together to reconcile the friendship. Dani witnesses Felicity enter Bette's hotel room. December 29, Dani discovers that Bette and Felicity have resumed their affair. Dani confronts Felicity and warns her to stay away from Bette during the campaign, with Felicity insisting that she loves Bette. Dani confronts Bette as well, who confesses that her reason for running for mayor is due to her half-sister Kit's recent death from a heroin overdose, and that Felicity offered support in the aftermath.
Dani implores Bette not to sabotage her campaign for the sake of sex. Dani makes amends with Sophie, and Sophie gives her an engagement ring that was her grandmother's. To celebrate Shane's 40th birthday, a surprise party is thrown at Shane's new bar, "Dana's". Nat confesses that she desires both Alice and Gigi, culminating in a threesome. Finley gets drunk and goes to Rebecca's house to profess her love, but chooses some hurtful wording; Rebecca tells her to leave.
Micah encounters Jose at the party and they reconnect. Bette tells Dani that she is ending her relationship with Felicity. To Shane's shock, her ex-wife Quiara appears at the party. January 5, Alice, Nat and Gigi begin a three-way relationship. Dani's father sends Dani a prenuptial for Sophie to sign, stating that only Dani's biological children are entitled to be heirs.
Dani and her father fight and Dani finds comfort from Bette. Quiara reveals to Shane that she is pregnant, but wants Shane back, and says Shane does not have to help raise the child. Shane is uncertain. After confessing to Tess that she slept with Shane, Lena disappears. Shane asks Finley to help out at "Dana's", where Tess begins drinking again and has sex with Finley.
Bette breaks up with Felicity. Bette and friends attend Angie and Jordi's school play. Outside the theater in front of the press, an angry and drunk Tyler Adams, tipped off by Felicity, shames Bette about sleeping with Felicity again. Tyler attempts to assault Angie but Bette punches him; he hits his head on the ground and is knocked unconscious. January 12, Bette considers dropping out of the mayoral race after Tyler threatens to press charges for assault.
Ex-wife Tina arrives to offer support; they discuss past relationship issues and Tina not showing for Kit's funeral. Angie passes her driving test, and with support from Shane and Quiara, she tells Jordi she loves her. Shane reveals to Finley that Quiara is moving in and asks Finley to move out.
Sophie and Finley have a "bro night" with Sophie discussing her troubles with Dani. Pierce and Dani debate what to do next for Bette, but Pierce, who identifies as a trans man, walks out when he discovers Dani knew about Bette's affair with Felicity. Alice, Nat and Gigi wrestle with their throuple status when Gigi outs them to a waitress. Dani and Sophie grow more distant due to lack of communication.
Bette tells the press that she will continue to run for mayor, and she confesses to the media that the system failed her sister Kit, when Kit was administered opioids for pain without anyone asking if she had a history of addiction. At the end of the episode, Bette and Tina admit that they still love each other, and Bette asks Tina not to leave.
January 19, Micah's mother meets Jose and accidentally humiliates Micah by showing Jose pictures of Micah from before his transition, but amends are quickly made. Tina and Bette have dinner at Bette's house, where Tina mentions that she is moving to Los Angeles to be closer to Angie. Bette appears hopeful to rekindle their relationship, but Tina reveals that she is engaged to Carrie. Alice's show's ratings decline, nearing potential cancellation, with the network demanding something hot and viral to boost ratings.
Alice walks in on Nat and Gigi in bed. Angry and hurt, Alice moves in with Shane. At a lunch a few days later, Nat and Gigi reveal to Alice that they want to continue being a throuple, but Alice leaves in disgust. Sophie's grandmother has an accident and is hospitalized; Dani is too busy to be at the hospital.
Finley helps and comforts Sophie at the hospital and the two share a kiss. Sophie confides the kiss to her sister, who suggests that Sophie to tell Dani. Bette's mayoral rival, Jeff Milner, publishes a negative campaign ad denouncing Bette as a womanizer and a homewrecker. Despite this, Bette vows not to create any negative attack ads. A tight mayoral race results in a win for Milner. Quiara believes Shane was relieved by Quiara's miscarriage, throws her ring at Shane and leaves.
Alice goes against the producers' wishes regarding content and invites Roxane Gay on the show; they discuss polyamorous relationships. Nat appears, goes on stage and tells Alice that she loves her and wants only her. Finley and Sophie have sex backstage, but in her guilt, Finley decides to leave for Missouri.
Bette tells Dani that Milner has asked Bette to spearhead an opioid task force. Dani shares that her father's company has contributed big pharma money to Milner's campaign, meaning that Bette is being used by Milner, who has no real interest in opioid control.
Bette and Angie go on a spiritual hike to grieve for Kit and the mayoral race loss. While attending Jose's art show, Micah meets a man claiming to be Jose's husband. Dani asks Sophie to elope with her to Hawaii. At the airport, Finley is on her way home to Missouri and Dani waits for the flight to Hawaii. Sophie makes a decision about whom to follow, running through the airport.
Ten years after the previous events, the original group of friends is joined by new faces as they continue their journey through the trials of life and love in Los Angeles. Season 2. From hot new hookups to trouble at the altar – nothing is off-limits for this unapologetic group of friends and lovers. No matter who comes out on top. Watch Season 2 of The L Word: Generation Q on mind-labdentiatry.online, where you can stream episodes of your favorite original series, movies, documentaries, boxing matches.