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A Decade of Lesbian Entertainment, Politics, and General Silliness Part 5: 2004 – The year of The L Word

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2004 brings lesbian visibility to an all time high. The L Word features dubious storylines but a bevy of glamorous lesbian characters on television, simultaneously shattering stereotypes and our hope in the abilities of (some) Hollywood writers to write “our stories.” The battle over same sex marriage starts to get ugly; we learn that our opponents don’t mind Will and Grace but fear that same sex marriage will destroy Western civilization. Ellen+Portia also starts to happen.

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A Decade of Lesbian Entertainment, Politics, and General Silliness Part 4: 2003 – We can haz teh gaysex!

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In 2003, the contemporary gay rights movement gains momentum with the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Lawrence v. Texas, the Massachusetts Supreme Court ruling in Goodridge, and marriage equality in Belgium. Charlize goes fug in Monster, and Willow finally gets laid in Buffy. Melissa and Tammy get hitched. Ellen introduces her talk show and begins to take over the world.

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A Decade of Lesbian Entertainment, Politics, and General Silliness Part 3: 2002 – Rosie comes out and more!

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2002 brought an outing on E.R., the end of Willow and Tara’s relationship on Buffy and a lesbian main character on The Wire. Tipping the Velvet premieres on BBC 2. Tegan and Sara start their slow climb to pop music stardom. Also, Rosie comes out. She also stops being the Queen of Nice.

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A Decade of Lesbian Entertainment, Politics, and General Silliness Part 2: 2001 – The Netherlands Rule!

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2001 brought same sex kisses on Buffy and Friends, same sex marriage in the land of tulips and Gouda cheese, and that really confusing film Mulholland Drive.

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A Decade of Lesbian Entertainment, Politics, and General Silliness Part 1: 2000 – Babies, Buffy and Breakups

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2000: A year in lesbian history. Babies on television. Babies in real life. Willow goes gay on Buffy. Ellen and Anne break up, as do Melissa and Julie.

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