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End Of 'The L Word' Leaves Lesbians Off TV

After six seasons on Showtime, The L Word aired its final episode on Sunday.

The L Word was the first show on TV aimed at a general audience that featured a largely lesbian cast. Now that it's over, there are no lead lesbian characters on mainstream TV.


Sarah Warn, founder and editor of

Larry Gross, professor and director of the School of Communication at USC Annenberg, and author of Up From Invisibility

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