VIDEO: Real L Word’s Lesbians Share Coming Out Stories and Common Misconceptions

Yesterday Showtime released a video of The Real L Word girls’ coming out stories. This is possibly the entire cast at their most loveable / relatable / “real.”

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This video came out last week, and it’s about “misconceptions” people have about lesbians. Scarlett and Vivianne are both in it, so it seems really fancy:

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27 Comments

  1. Oh my god you guys. The part where Kelsey says “I like the way I am” and then smiles? I MELTED. TOO CUTE, CAN’T HELP IT.

    Also, who doesn’t love coming out stories? I never get tired of hearing them!

  2. I don’t care about the contrived, spliced and diced drama featured on the actual show. THESE are the kinds of stories I’m interested in hearing about.

    Also, I’m not even gay, but I would totally do Scarlett in a heartbeat. Just sayin’.

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