Ilene Chaiken on gay marriage, bisexuality, both L Words

Partial L Word cast with Ilene Chaiken

Daniela Sea, Marlee Matlin, Ilene Chaiken, Katherine Moennig
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Writer, producer and director Ilene Chaiken is best known and beloved for gifting the world with “The L Word.”  The wildly popular, groundbreaking lesbian drama premiered on Showtime in 2004 and ran for six seasons. In 2010 Chaiken returned to Showtime with “The Real L Word,” which follows the lives of lesbian and bisexual women living in LA.

As “The Real L Word” prepares to wrap its third season, The Huffington Post Gay Voices chatted with Chaiken about the one thing she wishes she’d been able to do differently with “The Real L Word,” her thoughts on marriage equality, the topic on “The L Word” that caused her to “buckle under” fan pressure and more.

Read more at Huffington Post Gay Voices 

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