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Star Wars video game to allow characters to have homosexual romances
LifeSiteNews ^ | 3/16/12 | Ben Johnson

Posted on 03/16/2012 3:59:47 PM PDT by wagglebee

MIAMI, FLORIDA, March 16, 2012, ( – Soon, a child’s online exposure to homosexual romance will not just exist in a galaxy far, far away.

BioWare, the company that created the online video game “Star Wars: The Old Republic,” has relented after two years of lobbying and announced it will create an upgrade that allows players to have same-sex relationships as part of the gaming experience.

“Same gender romances with companion characters in Star Wars: The Old Republic will be a post-launch feature,” BioWare declared in an online statement. The new functions will be developed as the company releases “content and features that could not be included at launch, including the addition of more companion characters who will have additional romance options.”

Following the bulletin PC Magazine reported, “The ability to have a same-sex relationship within the Old Republic…is on the horizon.”

When LGBT activists began pressuring BioWare, which is a daughter company of Electronic Arts, to let players simulate homosexual scenarios, the company declined. During an internet discussion in April 2009, a BioWare monitor wrote terms like gay or lesbian “do not exist in Star Wars” and closed the thread.

But homosexual and transgender activists kept up the pressure through the game’s bulletin board. An online poll used to express support for inclusion of LGBT characters in the game consisted of just 35 people. The Florida Family Association estimates 1.7 million copies of the game have been sold, the vast majority to young children.

“The worst part about this is we have children who are 9, 10, 11, 12 years old children playing these games,” David Caton, president of the Florida Family Association told

“Our main concern is the social engineering element,” he said, concerned someone’s young child will see “this cool looking character who is a transgender male-to-female, and says, ‘Hey, that’s what I want to be.’ It’s something he would never think about apart from that game.”

The game is a massively multiplayer online (MMO) game, in which players from around the world play online. That raises the possibility a young child will be confronted with homosexual or homoerotic scenes unwittingly as part of simple game play. “Another player could choose to be a transgender and then thrust himself into the mix with other children who don’t want to see trangenders,” Caton said.

“If BioWare goes so far as to allow,” characters to role play homosexual fantasies, Caton said, “I don’t think they are going to allow players to discriminate against LGBT players” – or characters.

BioWare has incorporated homosexual relationships into the video games Dragon Age and Mass Effect.

Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council, noted in his Washington Watch Daily Commentary, “On the game’s website, there are more than 300 pages of comments – a lot of them expressing anger that their kids will be exposed to this Star Warped way of thinking.”

However, BioWare subsequently deleted many of those comments, according to the Florida Family Association.

Caton said the goal is to expose children early to an alternate sexual preference. “This is all focused on capturing that emotion that children have…the passion that goes with the game,” and transferring it into sympathy for the LGBT agenda.

His organization allows people to send an e-mail to 13 of the top officials in BioWare, Electronic Arts, and LucasFilm.

“Parents who have an interest in protecting our children from social engineering need to remain diligent,” Caton told “Time is of the essence.”

Click here to send an e-mail to Electronic Arts and LucasFilms respectfully making your opinion known.

TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: homoculture; homosexualagenda; lavendermafia; napl; rapingmychildhood; starwars
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To: wagglebee

…and that noise you just heard was Chewbacca going “Unnnnnnngh!!!”

Imagine what the Mos Eisley Cantina would look like.

61 posted on 03/17/2012 10:47:58 AM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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62 posted on 03/19/2012 3:05:22 PM PDT by allmendream (Tea Party did not send GOP to DC to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism)
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To: allmendream

LOL. As I said earlier, if they make gay romance unavoidable or even difficult to avoid, I’ll report back here and unleash the hounds!

63 posted on 03/19/2012 3:17:53 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (The solution to fix Congress: Nuke em from orbit. It's the only way to be sure!)
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To: Bryanw92
I played Dragon Age II and, although I really liked Anders - I was upset that he was gay and wanted to get gay with my character! Not for all the friendship points in the world there buddy!!!!

Also thought it was funny because the Bio-ware option system is sometimes very prone to committing you to an entire course of action based upon the tiniest initial choice.

64 posted on 03/19/2012 3:43:49 PM PDT by allmendream (Tea Party did not send GOP to DC to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism)
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