Illustration for article titled The Force Is Not With Queer People In The Star Wars Universe

Homosexuality does not exist in the Star Wars universe, according to Bioware, the developers of Star Wars: The Old Republic, the new Star Wars MMO. Have these people not seen Uncle Ziro?

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Would-be players were discussing in the MMO's forums how the game might handle future gay and lesbian relationships - and Bioware freaked out, shutting down those discussion threads and banning the words "gay," "lesbian" and "homosexual." Says community manager Sean Dahlberg:

As I have stated before, these are terms that do not exist in Star Wars.

Thread closed.

Have these people learned nothing from the World Of Warcraft fiasco a few years ago? [Kotaku]

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