Caro­line Whit­ney Smith (Ni­cola)

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In a ca­reer span­ning more than 20 years, Caro­line has ap­peared in some of the big­gest TV shows on the box in­clud­ing Crim­i­nal Minds and Sex And The City. She also plays Lisa in the web se­ries Her Story. Of­ten LG LGBT sto­ries are sen­sa­tion­alised. But not DFG. It’s not about these big, huge com­ing out sto­ries and the dra­ma­rama and the tears. It’s reg­u­lar life. That’s what’s spe­cial... it’s mun­dane! We all are hu­man. Your sex­ual ori­en­ta­tion? I don’t give a fuck. Be nice to me.

Don’t steal my shit. I don’t care what you do. My char­ac­ter Ni­cola has been in a long term re­la­tion­ship that’s not work­ing any­more. She thinks she’s seek­ing some­thing phys­i­cal, but there’s ob­vi­ously some­thing big­ger miss­ing. The fact that it’s with with a wife? Ok. But it’s a uni­ver­sal story. Who the fuck can’t re­late to that? Of course there’s a fear that an au­di­ence will go, ‘Oh, no, I don’t re­late to a les­bian’. Take that out. Do you re­late to some­body not lov­ing you any­more? Do you re­late to get­ting too drunk and mak­ing a mis­take that you can’t take back? I think you do. This story could be any colour, any race, any eth­nic­ity, any gen­der. I don’t mean to take away from the fact that it’s les­bian ori­en­tated, be­cause that’s mas­sive and amaz­ing, but I think the point is it’s just an­other fuck­ing story, and who can’t re­late to that? There’s so much more op­por­tu­nity to tell queer sto­ries now. The in­ter­net just ust changed­change the game.

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