X

Skyrim To Allow Gay Marriage

sjohnson
59 Comments

Posted August 25, 2011 - By Stephen Johnson







Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Screenshots E3 2011: Adventure Awaits!

Bethesda's Pete Hines has confirmed that gay marriage is possible in Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim. The news comes, like all news these days, from a tweet. In response to a twitterer's question which suggested Bethesda was being "hush hush" about gay marriage, Hines posted:

"Not hush hush, just not making a huge deal out of it. You can marry anyone."

That's not to say that you can marry any NPC. This isn't Fable, people. Instead, it means guys can marry guys and ladies marry ladies. What's next? Nords marrying Bosmer? (Presumably, that's possble too.)

I totally applaud Bethesda's decision to allow gay marrying in Skyrim, and the fact that they're not making a big deal about it says something about how far we've come, as a culture, on the issue of gay acceptance. RPG characters, like humans, deserve the happiness (and/or misery) that marriage can bring, no matter their orientation. Much like real life, we shouldn't worry about who other people love when there are dragons to be slain.

All of the best people are following Stephen Johnson's twitter feed. Also, email me if you wanna.

Skyrim To Allow Gay Marriage
http://www.g4tv.com/thefeed/blog/post/715761/skyrim-to-allow-gay-marriage/
http://files.g4tv.com/ImageDb3/274063_S/elder-scrolls-v-skyrim-screenshots-e3-2011-adventure-awaits.bmp
BlogThread_715761

ADVERTISEMENT

Blog Tags

g4tv.com
  • International Sexy Ladies Show: Messy Cat Fight

    Posted: January 27, 2010

    644,696 Views | 00:49

  • Sara Underwood's Naked Bike Ride

    Posted: June 22, 2011

    1,316,284 Views | 05:20

  • Laser Snake Robots, More Mars Rovers and BigDog Is Back

    Posted: September 25, 2012

    1,290 Views | 03:00

  • NBA 2K13 Launch Trailer

    Posted: October 4, 2012

    5,601 Views | 01:53

  • Casual Vomiting - Web Soup Investigates

    Posted: March 30, 2011

    7,570 Views | 02:52

AdChoices