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Maisie Williams: Sex is an open discussion now

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Maisie Williams: Sex is an open discussion now

Maisie Williams thinks young people are talking "a lot more" openly about sexuality than ever before.

The 18-year-old actress - most famous for starring in 'Games of Thrones' - is pleased her generation do not have hang ups about sex but she still thinks it's harder for girls to discuss the topic than boys.

Maisie - who plays a girl who becomes obsessed with her female best friend in new film 'The Falling' - told the Metro newspaper: "I think young girls talking about sex is something we are all a bit weird about. For some reason for boys it's natural, but with girls it's considered weird."

On playing her character, Lydia in the film, she said: "What it is, is when you have your best and friend and you're so in love with your best friend - I know that feeling - and where your body is changing, yeah, you can be confused with what you're feeling."

Maisie thinks magazines are also becoming more open to featuring boys and boys together and girls with girls, and she believes this is helping people have the confidence to discuss homosexuality.

She said: "These days you can flick through a magazine and see a boy and a boy or a girl and a girl kissing. It's something we talk a lot more about. (But) it's not perfect."