When it comes to platforms for people to express their opinions, the internet is a magical place. These opinions become present when people are talking about things they are passionate about, such as popular culture. One popular culture outlet that attracts internet chatter is the HBO television show Game of Thrones. The internet users become especially passionate about Game of Thrones when the topic of feminism is discussed. BuzzFeed articles such as “9 Ways ‘Game of Thrones’ Is Actually Feminist” are found along side Huffington Post articles titled, “My Feminist Opinions Ruined ‘Game of Thrones’ for My Boyfriend.” These two opposing views found side by side give us a clue to the relationship between feminism and Game of Thrones, and that clue is: it’s complicated.
Religions; Religions -- Philosophy; Religions -- History
Relics, Remnants, and Religion: an Undergraduate Journal in Religious Studies
The University of Puget Sound
"The Feminists are Coming: A Critical Analysis of Melisandre and Feminism in Game of Thrones,"
Relics, Remnants, and Religion: An Undergraduate Journal in Religious Studies: Vol. 3
, Article 7.
Available at: https://soundideas.pugetsound.edu/relics/vol3/iss1/7