Gabby Deveaux, The L Word
Gabby Deveaux (Guinevere Turner)
Gabby Deveaux was a minor character who first showed up in the second episode as Alice’s ex-girlfriend. Gabby had treated Alice badly, apologized and told Alice she still had feelings for her. Despite the concern expressed by Alice’s friends, they hooked up at the end of the episode.
The next episode had a happy Gabby and Alice in bed, but Gabby went back to hold habits and hooked up with a girl named Nadia. After a fight with Alice, she disappeared off the show.
She briefly showed up again in season 2 episode 8, dating Lara Perkins and again in the season 6 premiere, when she hooked up with Papi and humiliated Alice by telling everyone about an old nickname.
- 4 episodes.
Female love interests:
- Alice Pieszecki (Leisha Hailey, bisexual, regular)
- Eva “Papi” Torres (Janina Gavankar, lesbian, recurring, 12 episodes)
- Nadia (Natasha Jean, lesbian, guest, 1 episodes)
- Lara Perkins (Lauren Lee Smith, lesbian, recurring, 20 episodes)
Relationship story arc with a woman: No
No male love interests
Relationship story arc with a man: No
Male love interest after being identified as a lesbian? No
Filter Relationship Arc:
Storyline during sweeps? No
 A relationship story arc is defined as explicit, developed on screen, and lasting more than 3 episodes. It is listed as questionable or subtext if romance is only implied, mentioned instead of shown on screen, part of a dream sequence, or otherwise not explicit for the viewer.
 Sweeps episodes air in February, May, July and November, the periods when advertising rates are set. A character is marked as "sweeps" when there is a very limited number of episodes that address their sexuality, all air during sweeps period, and the storyline is otherwise ignore/dropped.