More women’s groups condemn ‘Game of Thrones’ rape plotlines

Chauncey Alcorn writes for New York Daily News: “The National Organization for Women’s New York chapter and Safe Horizon, the nation’s largest domestic violence victims group, condemned the show’s violence against women — a trend that includes anger from a prominent politician and some critics.

“‘Gratuitous rape scenes feed the rape culture,’ said Sonia Ossorio, president of the NOW chapter, said on Tuesday. ‘HBO is guilty of this gratuity and of pornifying television in general.'”