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Game of Thrones actor plans to enter politics to fight for same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland

Game of Thrones actor plans to enter politics to fight for same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland

Game of Thrones star Kristian Nairn is planning to enter politics to fight for same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland.

While the 6ft 10in actor may be used to holding the door in a fantasy land, he plans to bust it wide open on issues of equality.

The Hodor star has branded Northern Ireland’s failure to pass marriage equality a ‘disgrace’.

Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK that has failed to pass same-sex marriage.

‘I really don’t understand why we’re the only little enclave of the country that can’t do it,’ he told the Belfast Telegraph.

‘There’s so much other horrible shit happening in the world at the minute, I think it’s the least of their worries. I think we need to get it sorted out as soon as possible.’

Nairn has had plenty of other careers, including being a DJ, musician, and a drag queen named Revvlon.

‘Of course I have had thoughts about going into politics. I certainly don’t mean now, definitely not, but in the future who knows?’ he continued.

‘It seems the DUP who are, or were, the predominant party, haven’t exactly done my community any favours.

‘I definitely would be prepared to make the change myself if it’s going to help my community and help other people.

‘I’ve thought about running for office for later in life, not for now. I definitely have something to say.’

Nairn’s mother works for the Rainbow Project, a support service for the LGBTI community.

The actor would not only like to see LGBTI rights move forward in Northern Ireland, but also to see a greater separation of Church and State.

‘I am a big advocate for completely separating Church and State – I don’t think it has any business in political decisions,’ he added.

‘I think a lot of problems in this world would stop if people could stay out of other people’s business.’