Scorpius and Albus have a connection in “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”, which some interpret as romantic. Here’s why LGBTQ+ representation is important even if it’s only a headcanon.
In “Queerbaiting and Fandom: Teasing Fans through Homoerotic Possibilities”, essayists explore where queer interpretations of popular properties have been denied canonical acceptance, including in the wizarding world franchise. Learn more about the book here.
John Tiffany, director of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”, has addressed accusations of the play’s queerbaiting in a new interview.