Fire Emblem Fates Does Not Include Gay Conversion Therapy

I (Georgina Young) noticed a worrying pattern from the people currently commenting on the controversy surrounding Fire Emblem Fates. Many were men who hadn’t actually played the game and who have a shockingly poor understanding of Japanese culture. My interpretation of the events is vastly different to the majority of opinions so far, so there may be a few surprises. For those unaware, the controversy surrounds a female character, Soleil, who has a weakness for fainting around cute girls. After drinking a magic powder slipped to her by the protagonist, she finds herself more in control around them. Destructoid painted this as a gay girl who was drugged against her will as a form of gay conversion therapy, but here’s the thing …

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