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Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.
Star Wars: The Old Republic Announces Same-Sex Romances with NPCs will be Available Soon
In an open letter on the game’s website, Star Wars: The Old Republic Executive Producer Jeff Hickman has announced that long awaited same-sex romance options will soon be available to players soon via game updates coming this spring.
2012: Reviewing the Year in Gayming
As the video game medium continues to mature and diversify, so too has it become an increasingly progressive and LGBT-inclusive one with a growing influence on culture and increasingly mainstream audience. 2012 turned out to be quite an interesting year in regards to LGBT representation and video games, from the communities that exist around them, to the companies that produce them, and into games themselves.
Star Wars Video Game Developer Adding Same-Sex Romance Options Following Fan Outcry
After developers announced last month that the upcoming game Star Wars: The Old Republic would feature only heterosexual romance options, fans immediately began voicing their disapproval across the internet. Several weeks later, it appears their voices have been heard.