“And it was hard too — not only being 6’3” and all of the sort of androgynous implications that that has — but to push myself further in that direction, when all of the bullying and insults that I have received, very painfully over the years — about being tall and about you know, my androgyny — that I was stepping into that,” she continued, of the personal material she pulled from to play Brienne. “And I found it incredibly difficult, sometimes, to look at myself. But it was in service of something that was so much greater than that, that you just gotta make the best out of it really. It’s my dream job.”

I know Brienne isn’t gay in the books, but I wish she would be on TV.

‘Game Of Thrones’ — Gwendoline Christie Talks Digging Deep To Play Brienne