Wendy and I were snuggled on the couch, fire roaring, TV tuned to Showtime awaiting an episode of The L-Word .
Shocking I know. Lesbians enjoying watching a television show about lesbians. How bizarre. But not really. Even if those lesbians are not exactly like us, there is some commonality (and it's not bad hair!).
Wendy asked me whether I think Jennifer Beals makes a convincing lesbian. I paused briefly to reflect and said "Yes, I think she does." Wendy nodded her agreement.
Then came one of the final scenes of the episode. Bette in NYC picks up a stranger in a bar and takes her back to her hotel room to... uh... get to know her better.
It was during the scene in the hotel room I definitively decided yes, Jennifer Beals plays a very convincing lesbian.
For what it's worth, I also must admit something else I said. I also said "There is no way in hell I could ever do what she has just done."
But just what did I mean by that?
And that's all that matters.