Well…it’s time. The movie comes out this weekend! Man, I hope it’s good…
Ender’s Game is the story of Ender Wiggin, the boy who is bred and raised to be the perfect fighter who can lead Humanity to victory against the Buggers, an alien race who threatenes Earth’s existence. Ender is profoundly gentle and kind hearted. He’s also supremely gifted at killing.
This is one of my favorite stories of all time, and I know there are millions of people who have the same thought.
Orson Scott Card is the author. He is Mormon and has demonstrated severely and persistently homophobic sentiments. He is, of course, entitled to his own values and opinion, but we would hope he would be more compassionate about how he vocalizes them
The Ender’s Game movie comes out on November 1, 2013.
The conundrum is this. How should the LGBTQ community respond to the new movie in light of the decidedly anti-gay values of the story’s creator?
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