RECENT  POSTS:  » 'Rivka Edelman' responds to me via one of the most bizarre comments I've ever read » Just going to another vendor isn't always easy, isn't good basis for sound policy » Pat Robertson: People who believe in fair nondiscrimination law are 'terrorists, radicals, and extremists' » In which another anti-gay group forces politicos to Gladys Kravitz our way into one family's divorce drama » In 2008, the AFA was the same on LGBT rights as President Obama; and I was a flying unicorn » The Hitching Post plot thickens in a truly remarkable way » On Rivka, Robert and their dirty, self-victimizing, anti-intellectual blame game » POTUS believes in fifty-state equality, happy with way it's playing out » But your subjective view of 'real' marriage is factually irrelevant, Ryan » Flip Benham (yes, their dad) reportedly protesting outside NC weddings  

« Go back a post || Return to G-A-Y homepage || Haul tail to next post »

06/09/2008

Sweet & Low, Equal? 'Gimme Sugar'!

by Jeremy Hooper

Love dyke drama? Having "L Word" withdrawals? Enjoy reality series in which portions (esp. the interview sections) sometimes feel scripted, yet where you're willing to overlook the contrivance in the name of a more interesting viewing experience? Well we have good news for you, Bette-deprived, drama-loving, lovers of the form of "reality" TV that's best represented within quotation marks. For tonight at 10PM ET/PT, the good folks at Logo will debut "Gimme Sugar," a new summer series chronicling the lives of five Sapphic sisters whose love for ladies is rivaled only by their attachment to the Los Angeles nightlife scene.

Picture 1-174Check out Logo's official site for more info:

Gimme Sugar [Logo]

We've had a chance to watch the first two episodes, and it's pretty much what you'd expect. It's not quite trash TV and its not quite the Discovery Channel. It's a glammy, fluffy portrait of a vastly underepresented community trying to figure out their liesbi-lives. Also, unlike that Showtime show that clearly helped lead to this series' greenlight, this one's actually filmed in the real-life L.A rather than a Vancouever stand-in. So that's something.

If you're around a TV tonight, give it a spin. And fret not, gay boys: This 'Sugar' is unlikely to break either your physical or sexual diet.

space gay-comment gay-G-A-Y-post gay-email gay-writer-jeremy-hooper


Your thoughts

comments powered by Disqus

G-A-Y Comments Policy


 
Related Posts with Thumbnails