‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Orange is the New Black’ Tackle Rape — Who Got it Right?

07.05.16 1 year ago

Warning: spoilers for both Orange is the New Black and Game of Thrones follow…

This past season of television has been, in many ways, an answer to the previous year when it comes to the portrayal of sexual assault and its repercussions.

Both Orange is the New Black and Game of Thrones featured central characters dealing with the trauma of rape, with very distinct outcomes.

Here, Roth Cornet, Miri Jedeikin, and Alicia Malone tackle the two very vastly divergent ways that the two series tackled the sensitive topic and what the impact is on media and in the culture at large.

Take a look in the player above or below and chat with us here or on Twitter.

Roth: @RothCornet

Miri: @MiriTheJedi

Alicia: @AliciaMalone

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