May 8, 2014

Complaints grow over rape depictions on ‘Game of Thrones’

From its very beginnings, “Game of Thrones,” has been riddled with sexual brutality. The franchise, which started as a series of fantasy novels by George R.R. Martin about a bleak, feudal world, has included a warrior king who claims his child bride on their wedding night and a gang rape by “half a hundred shouting men behind a tanner’s shop.”

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