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 PostPosted: Mon Jun 18, 2012 6:52 am Reply with quote  
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  SidiousThrawn
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If they are going to start having gay characters, hopefully, they will create new characters unlike some comic empires who turned some of the characters that have been around for decades into homosexuals.

*cough* green lantern, batwoman *couth*

It would be really upsetting if they made any beloved character that has been around for years homosexual (regardless of whether they were human or alien).

I don't agree with the lifestyle so, I'll probably not buy the books.
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 PostPosted: Mon Jun 18, 2012 9:48 am Reply with quote  
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Regardless of my stance on homosexuality, I'm not against having homosexual characters in books. Art imitates life, so if it whatever happens in real life is fair game for art... depending on what kind of art it is.

For example, if we're talking about a fairy tale, I would be against it. In a fairy tale world kings are good, democracies don't exist (in that world, why should they?), magic is real, and there are characters who are completely evil... and homosexuality (which is never included anyway) wouldn't be shown in a positive light. If you don't like it, find another genre. That's just the way it works.

Now for Star Wars... I don't see why not. It's idealized sure, but it's a far cry from a fairy tale. I wouldn't have a problem with homosexual characters in Star Wars personally, but like Sidious said, I would be ticked off if a character like Luke Skywalker "came out of the closet" after all these years.
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 PostPosted: Mon Jun 18, 2012 9:59 am Reply with quote  
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Ya let's not pull a JK Rowling here. A gay character (many would exist I'd think) would be fine but not one that's been heterosexual for years.
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I wouldn't mind if a major character was gay, as long as it's a completely new character or even an existing canonical nobody that's expanded upon. However, I expect there to be backlash if that happened. I have friends who are boycotting DC because of the Green Lantern controversy.


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That really ticked a lot of people off. I don't mind gay DC characters, god knows Batwoman is an incredible story so far, but the Green Lantern thing felt done more for shock value or a "for a reaction" thing than anything else.
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Luke:"Han I.....I love you."
Han:"I know."

I don't know anything about Batwoman or the Green Lantern but if an (SW) author suddenly makes something like this, I'll know they've run out of ideas.

It would be like saying that He was not his father .


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Are there any novels you'd like to crossover to comics (or vice versa)?
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Wouldn't any alien/human relationships by definition make the aliens homosexual?

It's these kinds of stupid questions that leave it best left out.

We just need to keep in mind that Star Wars was made in 1977 when no homosexuals existed, except for ones in film's the design and wardrobe department.
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Homosexuality (meaning 'same sex', so alien/human sex wouldn't be classed as homosexuality) was legalised (over here, at least) in 1967, so it's likely that there were openly gay actors at the time. However, to be technical, Star Wars was also made in 2005 *Points to Stephen Fry*.
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Whoa, sex with extraterrestrials is legal in Britain?

I knew the Queen was a Reptillian. David Icke was right!

Also that jab about no homosexuals in the 70's was a joke. People really thought that Disco was straight. Rolling Eyes
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He said homosexuality was legalised in 1967. That part was clear.
Whether it is legal to have sex with ET, well the law doesn't predict it.

Queen is one of the best rock bands there ever was Cool I don't care if they're reptelian or not.

Disco's dead. Donna Summer died on May 17. She along with Kurt Cobain and Sid Vicious are a part of musical genre that no longer exist.

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Dog-Poop_Walker wrote:
Whoa, sex with extraterrestrials is legal in Britain?

I knew the Queen was a Reptillian. David Icke was right!

Also that jab about no homosexuals in the 70's was a joke. People really thought that Disco was straight. Rolling Eyes


Ah, gotcha, DP Smile .

Also, I couldn't find a law against sex with ET, so, yeah, it's legal to have sex with aliens.

http://blogs.discovery.com/.a/6a00d8341bf67c53ef0133f5e199f4970b-pi

*Has a mint* Come here, you sexy Martian microbe, you ...
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Alright now. homo is the species of humans, so an alien that was attracted to humans would be a 'homosexual". It wasn't funny the first time and it really isn't funny now.

Studio 54. That's all I need to say about that. And speaking of Queen, why do you think they were called that?

And David Icke really was right.

Can I have my troll status rescinded now?
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Dog-Poop_Walker wrote:

Can I have my troll status rescinded now?


Yes.

And It comes with a bow and utmost respect Embarassed


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Dancelittleewok wrote:
Are there any novels you'd like to crossover to comics (or vice versa)?


I'd love to see a Dark Empire's End novel and a Krayt bio in novel form.


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