NBC Out talked to Ilene Chaiken about what we can expect from the upcoming “L Word” reboot.
An epic pop culture fix today: Ilene Chaiken’s lesbian root will be familiar to L Word Fans, Sara Ramirez talks about coming out bisexual, “Transparent” delayed ’til 2019 ’cause of Jeffery Tambor’s exit, the newest Vida trailer is even queerer than the first one, queer films at SXSW, “Dyke Central” and so much more!
Come for Ilene Chaiken’s hairdo, stay because why not, you know?
Struck by a sudden burst of inspiration, Lucious decides to produce an album with fellow Philadelphia native and R&B legend Kit Porter, including her legendary ode to menopause.
Cookie is (maybe) going to be queer on Empire, Mulan will return to Once Upon a Time, women are still underrepresented on television, and Caitlyn Jenner clarifies her position on marriage equality.
Evan Rachel Wood is IN an Instagram photo, which is almost like her having Instagram! Also Ellen Page, Laverne Cox and Bette friggin’ Porter.
We won a few, lost some promising ones, and where the hell is Renee Montoya?
Glee is ending, The 100’s lead character is bisexual and awesome, Azealia Banks is naked, Clea DuVall is on This Just Out, Ilene Chaiken has a job, Brittani is on BET and all the other arts & entertainment news you need.
I have to come to expect that kind of technicolor Sapphic unreality in all of my Chaiken programming, which is exactly why I did not expect L Word Mississippi: Hate The Sin. And I’m glad I didn’t, because this is a documentary worth seeing on its own terms.
Topics include Tim Cook, The L Word: Mississippi, Shark Week, BGD’s Editor-in-Training program, the 2014 Fields Medal female winner, Kristen Stewart, Sarah Silverman, Samira Wiley and more!
Because this is the way that we live…again.
There’s something about Lamanda.
This is where I’d tell you exciting things about the teaser and cast for Season 3 of The Real L Word, if there were any. I had frozen pizza for lunch!
Melissa Ferrick on her inspiration for the lesbian sex anthem, “Drive,” her new music and why she was never “The Other Melissa.”
“If I am at the forefront of lesbian representation in the media, then yes I feel good about it.”
New York City, here we come!
I’m mad as hell and I’m not gonna take it anymore!
“The number of questions I have for Ilene grows by the day.”
Ilene Chaiken is exec producing a new lesbian medical drama plus cast updates from Jennifer Beals, Sarah Shahi and Leisha Hailey. Neil Patrick Harris gets Sara Gilbert to actually talk on The Talk and 14-year-old Graeme Taylor gets glory on Ellen.
The Real L Word could’ve been a much better show. Here’s why it failed, and why there might be hope for The Little Chicken That Couldn’t.