‘Game of Thrones’ actor thinks there aren’t enough LGBTQ people in the Marvel Universe

‘Game of Thrones’ actor thinks there aren’t enough LGBTQ people in the Marvel Universe
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[Ed. – Ecosexuals think there aren’t enough trees in the Marvel Universe.]

Game of Thrones star Kit Harington, who has no current connection to the Marvel Universe films, suggested Wednesday that the comic book blockbusters should feature more gay superheros in an effort to combat “toxic masculinity.”

Harington was in Toronto promoting his movie “The Death and Life of John F. Donovan” when he was asked about LGBTQ superhero equality.

“There’s a big problem with masculinity and homosexuality that they can’t somehow go hand in hand,” Harington said. “That we can’t have someone in a Marvel movie who’s gay in real life and plays some super hero. I mean, when is that going to happen?”

In fairness, Harington’s statements are unclear and he could be talking about casting gay actors as superheroes, and not casting superheroes who have LGBTQ aliases, but either way, Harington is a little behind on the times, especially if he’s using the “Marvel” brand name as a placeholder for comic book movies and television shows, generally.

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