Jacqueline Toboni believes more needs to be done about addiction in the LGBTQ+ population.
Toboni is Finley The L Word: Generation QShowtime is currently airing the third season of the series, entitled. The series This feature features the original cast The L WordThey also added new characters to help them on their love- and life-journeys.
Jacqueline Toboni, The L Word: Generation Q | Advocate Today
Finley’s ongoing character story has been about her alcohol abuse struggles and the impact it has had on her family. Toboni feels that the show should tackle this topic, because many queer individuals are susceptible to addiction.
Toboni told Tracy E. Gilchrist that he believes it is important to be able “examine this” because addiction is a problem that affects many communities, but particularly the queer community. Advocate Today. “I think that we deal more with trauma inherited or acquired. Most of us do this from the fact that we are just coping with life and what happens. Self-discovery is a part of that process.
A concept that many LGBTQ+ communities are familiar with is found family. Toboni found it important to portray queer friends groups coming together. It helped her relate to herself.