Kaz (kazbaby) wrote,
Kaz
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I just finished watching an episode of Cold Case that has me tearing up. Which is not a first time with this show. I haven't followed the series too closely but the episodes I've seen I was really pleased with the story telling.

But this one had to do with two girls (one black, the other white) in a lesbian relationship in 1932. The way they portrayed the relationship was so tender and loving, sometimes the narrative (in a flashback) is told through the poems written by the black woman's character. Very beautifully done, the actress' voice was perfect for this.

Despite how they re-enacted the time period, I can't even begin to imagine how it was for lesbians back then, much less if they were a interracial couple, or how much fear that must have punctuated much of the relationship.

Anyone that survived that era I hope they at least found some happiness.

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My brother has really surprised me the last few weeks and his attitudes about lesbians just for the fact that the bar that he and A have been visiting has a steady crowd of the same women. A even told me that he's played a few games of pool with one couple. This actually surprised me a great deal. Used to, as soon as he see a hint of queer, he'd run for the hills.

He said that next time, they'll definitely take me with them so I can 'check them out'. *raises eyebrow* I don't know about that. It would feel extremely weird for some reason.

Which brings me to the fact that M told A that since she knows how her dad feels about her and boys, she was going to tell him that she was gay! WTF? I could just see the eruption from that!
Tags: family, lesbians, m, relationships
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