Black Mirror Includes Virtual Gay Sex. Kinda.

Black Mirror kicks off its fifth season with ‘Striking Vipers’, an episode which follows two straight men exploring their sexualities through a video game.

The Netflix tech-horror anthology returned on Wednesday (June 5) with three new episodes, the most-talked-about of which is ‘Striking Vipers.’ Warning – mild spoilers ahead.

Avengers: Endgame star Anthony Mackie plays Danny, a man who is trying for a second baby with his wife when he reconnects with an old friend, Karl (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II).

On his birthday, Karl gives Danny a copy of a virtual reality game called ‘Striking Vipers X,’ which promises to “replicate all physical sensation.” While immersed in their characters Lance and Roxette, the pair begin to have virtual sex, causing them to question the nature of their relationship.

Full Story: Reiss Smith, Pink News

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