The Real L Word season 3 cast will include new and former cast members as the show goes bi-coastal.

Premiering July 12 on pay cabler Showtime, season 3 of The Real L Word, which in season 2 followed the lives of seven lesbians living in Los Angeles, is the reality series version of Ilene Chaiken's groundbreaking drama The L Word, which ran for six seasons on Showtime and starred Jennifer Beals.

In season 3, the action will take place mostly in New York but the inclusion of several previous cast members will return viewers to the City of Angels.

Returning this season are Whitney Mixter, Romi Klinger, Sara and married couple Cori and Kacy. New this year are Kiyomi, Somer and Amanda.

Kiyomi fronts all-lesbian rock band Hunter Valentine. She is “extremely stubborn” and believes her band is “on the brink of making it big,” according to an online bio.

Hunter Valentine rhythm guitarist Somer balances rock and roll with “domestication, babies and, property with her new wife.”

Amanda, a “PR/real estate/socialite,” is moving to New York to be near best friend Lauren.

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