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Dykes to Watch Out For, known for its cultural diversity and its willingness to address issues in contemporary lesbian culture, introduced a story line in 1994 wherein Mo was forced to grapple with her attitudes toward lesbian cultural space via the transsexual lesbian character Jillian (“Au Courant” #193 Unnatural 52–53, “Lime Light” #194: 54–55). D. ” #323 Post 58–59, “flow state” 89–143), and the two later become friends. More recently, Bechdel has introduced a child character, Jonas, soon to become a girl named Janis in the 2004 strip “Siren Thong” (#446 Invasion of 102–3).
The sci-fi series Dark Angel (2000–2002) featured the character Original Cindy (Valerie Rae Miller), who was certainly an original and contextually unusual character, particularly in light of the unspoken rule that allows lesbian characters to be different but not too different. An African American, her lesbianism was presented matter-of-factly from the outset of the series, and she was unambiguously sexual, often leaving scenes in pursuit of various “shorties” (contextually, slang for ‘lesbian’ in the series) and occasionally straight women, all of whom she appears to be able to seduce.
Openly announcing her sexuality at her audition, her female masculinity was both a contrast to the other contestants and a source of constant struggle. 4). During her time on the series, Kim also shared kisses and a brief romance with a fellow contestant, the declaratively straight Sarah (at Sarah’s instigation). While lesbians on reality series have mostly been restricted to contestants, Bravo’s Queer Eye for Image, Sex, and Politics 41 the Straight Girl (2005– )—a spin-off of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy (2003– )—includes lesbian “life-consultant” Honey Labrador.