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Game of Thrones’ Gethin Anthony Championed Same Sex Relationships

Gethin Anthony

In the Games of Thrones, Gethin Anthony plays the role of a gay king (Renly Baratheon) in the continent of Westeros – where women, homosexuals and other groups are all put at a disadvantage. And to advocate for same-sex relationships in an environment like this, though purely fictional, certainly ain’t easy

But do you know that Anthony made it a deliberate choice for such relationships in Westeros to flourish on screen?

In a recent interview with Attitude Magazine, Anthony shared that he wanted to ensure that there were positive portrayals of relationships in the continent of Westeros – where marriages seem to happen for the sole purpose of alliances, and where love affairs appear unhealthy.

By Darius Zheng – Full Story at Gay Star News


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