Last week, millions of fans bid goodbye to HBO’s iconic TV drama Game of Thrones, based on the series of books created by 2013 Media Access Visionary Award winner George RR Martin. The series was innovative in its positive and authentic portrayal of disabled characters, including Peter Dinklage’s breakthrough role as Tyrion Lannister.
Farewell To “Game of Thrones,” A TV Series That Championed Characters With Disabilities
The new king of the six realms is a young man in a wheelchair, and his hand is a little person, Tyrion Lannister. In essence, the destiny of the New World order was left to the wisdom of two characters with disabilities.