Kit "dates" a transgender man (Female to Male), Ivan (see the characters section on supporting characters), but there is no real intimacy and he eventually fades from the scene.

[40], While the show is seen as fulfilling gay characters' "obvious and modest representational need"[41] or even the "ferocious desire not only to be seen in some literal sense... but to be seen with all the blood and angst and magic that you possess",[42] the show has been criticized for various scenes which serve to "reify heteronormativity". Macdonald consistently called for a more equitable redistribution of wealth, so that poorer provinces such as Nova Scotia, could share fully in Canada's prosperity. [117], Aside from his role as a national spokesman for provincial rights, Macdonald presided over an administration that invested heavily in education. Music may have initially bonded them but it wasn’t enough. Despite getting her English degree years ago, she can’t seem to leave her job at the comic shop. The series follows an ensemble cast of friends who live in West Hollywood, California; it featured American television's first ensemble cast depicting homosexual, bisexual and transgender people. Official Publication of the Canadian Angus Association . [106] Ralston wanted King to impose conscription, but at Macdonald's urging, seemed willing to compromise by going along with the prime minister's plan for one last voluntary recruitment campaign. The season introduces Bette Porter and Tina Kennard, a couple in a seven-year relationship attempting to have a child; Marina Ferrer, owner of the local cafe The Planet; Jenny Schecter, who has recently moved to Los Angeles to live with her boyfriend Tim Haspell; Shane McCutcheon, an androgynous, highly sexual hairstylist; Alice Pieszecki, a bisexual journalist who maintains The Chart; Dana Fairbanks, a closeted professional tennis player; and Kit Porter, Bette's straight half-sister. [92] "I told Mr. King that I did not know Kingston at all, nor its problems, nor its people", Macdonald wrote later. He used these courses as the basis for full-time graduate work at the Harvard Law School in Boston, Massachusetts in 1928. With a revival set to drop in December, let’s reminisce about the love lives of these unforgettable women.

As journalist Harry Flemming wrote many years later, Macdonald became "God himself", the premier who "paved the roads and put the power into every home from Cape North to Cape Sable".[56].

Like much of season 6 itself, this relationship never should have happened. [35] Economic conditions worsened after the stock market crash of 1929 making it seem increasingly likely that the Liberals would return to power in the next election. He was the master of hyperbole, pun and high spirits. [32], In July 2008, Showtime CEO Matthew Blank announced that the network would shoot a pilot for The Farm, an L Word spin-off series based on a pitch from L Word series creator Ilene Chaiken. [54], Fortunately for the Macdonald government, economic conditions improved during the 1930s. [68], The Macdonald government took practical steps to promote tourism as a way of bringing money into the province.

He oversaw the creation of an effective Canadian navy and Allied convoy service during World War II. Macdonald also appointed Nova Scotia's first minister of education, Henry Hicks, in 1949 to oversee $7.6 million in spending, about a fifth of the provincial budget. [11] His mother was from a prominent Acadian family on Prince Edward Island and his maternal grandfather was politician Stanislaus Francis Perry. The L Word’s final season made a host of confusing and unforgivable narrative decisions, but none quite so egregious as having these two best friends fall in love. Though Angus is listed as a main cast member in the third and fourth seasons, there is no media photo for him, unlike the men before him. She has an obsession with Buffy the Vampire Slayer and enjoys bullying people into playing the Buffy board game. [63] At the time, there was no national system of unemployment insurance and the Bennett Conservatives insisted that the unemployed were mainly the responsibility of the provinces and municipalities. Macdonald campaigned on his government's record. RELATED: Bob’s Burgers: 10 Characters That Could Be Bi. Aways challenging, but also supportive, the affection between them was always clear. Macdonald was finally sent to the front lines in France in May 1918 as a lieutenant in Nova Scotia's 25th battalion. Stendhal's Syndrome and the L Word. Government advertising portrayed the province "as a place where urban, middle-class families could go to 'step back in time'". Tonya was just kind of the worst - well, we’ll get to the actual worst later - and she really had no redeeming qualities. "[3], The original code-name for The L Word was Earthlings, a rarely used slang term for lesbians.[4].

He is a sensitive "manny" (man nanny) and takes care of Angelica, Tina and Bette’s daughter. She hadn’t realized her heart could be broken until Cherie Jaffe did just that. [110], When Macdonald returned to Nova Scotia in 1945, he was only 55, but the silver-haired politician now seemed 20 years older. Afterwards, Macdonald retreated to Halifax where he opened his own private law office in August 1930. Angus cheated on her with a younger woman, Hazel. [120], Stephen Henderson writes that the Nova Scotia legislature sat on the day of his death.

The new Trade Union Act required employers to bargain with any union chosen by a majority of their employees. A more cautious Macdonald wanted the government to commit itself to conscription should it be required to support the war effort. He supported public ownership of utilities like the Nova Scotia Power Commission, but rejected calls for more interventionist policies such as government ownership of key industries or big loans to private companies. The season introduces Moira Sweeney, a working-class butch; and Angus Partridge, a male nanny who becomes Kit's lover.[9]. Jenny and Shane were an example of why putting friends into romantic relationships won't work, but Alice and Dana proved themselves an exception. [71] And, as more tourists came, Macdonald's stature grew. [17] reprises her role for two episodes.[19]. Major storylines in the season include Bette and Tina reconciling their relationship, Jenny being ousted from the production of Lez Girls, and Tasha's dishonorable discharge from the military. This is hands down, the worst romance on this list. [35], L Word Mississippi: Hate the Sin, a documentary directed by Lauren Lazin and produced by Chaiken, premiered on Showtime on August 8, 2014. Beck writes that by scrupulously fulfilling his campaign promises, Macdonald became known as a leader who always kept his word.[127].

“Easy to set up, easy to use, and inexpensive to operate.” William L. Keyser, Portfolio Director, CB Richard Ellis. [16], The First World War broke out while Macdonald was earning his university degree. The romance between Dana and Tonya was obviously meant to be terrible, so mission accomplished The L Word! Henderson, p.20. In the third season, Angus takes up the role of the token male, though he steers away from masculine gender norms. He then proposes to her, but Kit declines on the premise of inequality. [96] Canada's convoy protection efforts did not always run smoothly, however. She aspires to write about the things that she loves at a job that can support her massive Thai take-out addiction. He also recognized that in the early years of the war, voluntary enlistment was producing enough recruits to meet the needs of the armed forces.[101]. Macdonald felt fortunate to have been spared, but his luck ran out in Belgium when he was hit in the neck by a German sniper's bullet on November 7, 1918, just four days before the Armistice.