And on top of that, I just published an op-ed at Luna Luna on why I think (well, I hope) it’s worthwile to keep watching Game of Thrones, even if you’re upset over the Sansa Stark thing. I’m upset, too.
“Personally, I’m happy that we are at a point now at which, when a TV series shows rape, we are upset enough to get angry and to yell about it. That’s a good thing. It’s progress. But demanding that rape be struck from the landscape when it upsets us in art doesn’t seem like a good way to go about making a real change. Giving people who have experienced it—and, yes, fictional characters, too—a chance to tell their stories and repair their lives is.”
Read the rest here, if you please!