Jodi Lerner, The L Word
Jodi Lerner (Marlee Matlin)
Jodi Lerner was a main character during seasons 4 and 5 introduced as a love interest for Bette Porter. She was a deaf sculptor who worked in the arts department, and the relationship ended after Bette started cheating on her with Tina, and Jodi realized she had been used and publicly humiliated Bette in revenge.
Jodi also had a one night stand with Amy, and slept with her TA who then turned in a life sized statue of Jodi for her senior thesis.
- 29 episodes.
Female love interests:
- Bette Porter (Jennifer Beals, lesbian, regular 70 episodes)
- Amy Reed (Deanne Bray, unknown, guest 4 episodes)
- Jessi (off-screen, lesbian)
Relationship story arc with a woman: Yes
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.