01/30/2012 11:57 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

'Star Wars: The Old Republic' Video Game To Allow Players To Have Same-Sex Relationships

An option available for the "Star Wars: The Old Republic" video game will now allow characters to engage in same-sex relationships.

The news has generated quite a bit of controversy with LGBT fans celebrating the move and anti-gay activists like Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council condemning the new game play dynamic.

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