|Re: Harry Potter author admits series character is homosexual
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Author: John Popelish Date: Oct 21, 2007 07:05
J Young wrote:
She made him up. She was explaining how his character made
sense in the context of the story. And there was no lust,
only affection and an inability to see the bad in the object
of one's affection. Why can't someone make up a gay
character? Are you pretending that if nobody talks or
thinks or writes about gay characters, that they will
somehow disappear from the real world?
I didn't think so. So Rowling tells a story that might help
her readers understand the actions and motivations of gay
people they might encounter in real life, and especially
Why is that bad?