Tagged: LGBT

The Lost Love of Dumbledore and Grindelwald

There’s only one known LGBT relationship in the “Potter” series, and it isn’t even technically included in the text. For Potter Pride, we talk about the “Potter” series’s exclusion of Dumbledore and Grindelwald’s romantic relationship and why it matters.

Emma Thompson Backs Campaign to End Homophobia in Scottish Schools

Emma Thompson (Sybill Trelawney) is showing her support for LGBT+ youth by endorsing the Time for Inclusive Education (TIE) campaign, which calls for all schools in Scotland to offer an LGBT-inclusive education that teaches about LBGT+ issues and provides an environment free from prejudice and discrimination.

Sirius and Lupin and Queer Readership

Although I long ago gave up reading and writing HP fanfiction, I ‘shipped’ the characters of Professor Lupin and Sirius Black for a decade of my life. I thought it was canon. Now that Rowling herself has denied it, I want to talk about why I am grieving the story I thought I knew.