All this hullabaloo about gay characters in comic books recently got me wondering about that. The floor is open. I have questions about Burne and Rufus.
This post was inspired by a post by Icelander on the Candlekeep forumsand was originally written as a reply to him. Orignally posted on my LiveJournal of the same name. However the Realms seems to be very different to mainstream media in the treatment of homosexual characters — there seems to be far more bisexual females than there are of any other kind of queer people… And even then, almost none of those are actually blatantly stated to be bisexual.
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Verthisathurgiesh Mehen was a dragonborn mercenary and bounty hunter of Tymanther and a member of Clan Verthisathurgiesh in DR and formerly a thrikominaki clanless dragonborn. Mehen was a tall and powerfully built dragonborn, with dull-ocher scales and scars where he once had his clan piercings. He was capable of breathe lightning.
This is a blanket term encompassing asexuality and other distinct identities, as well. The book specifies the infernal nature of their personhood is not a great signifier of their personality. However, being treated as a threat and a problem merely for existing is relatable to many people and makes this race a popular one to roleplay out queer concepts.
Though many argued that they were not angered by the inclusion of the trans character, but rather the writing in this particular dialogue exchange, the sea of negative user reviews that flooded Steam, GOG and Metacritic contained heaps of thinly-veiled transphobia. In a post on Facebook, Greenwood wrote :. Folks, the Realms have ALWAYS had characters mortals and deities who crossdressed, changed gender and not just to sneak past guards in an adventure, by way of shapeshifting magic or illusionswere actively bisexual, and openly gay. So it has always been there, and is an integral part of the Realms.