JK Rowling has become a troubling figure for many LGBTQI+ folk. I know Potter fans who have been stuck in a fierce struggle, trying to reconcile their cooling feelings for the author with their connection to a world they loved, to someone they gave rainbow credit for announcing in 2007 that her creation Albus Dumbledore was gay.
I’m not among those struggling. I’ve not read any of Rowling’s books. I’ve never been more than a casual fan of the Potter films. I’ve never idolised their author. And I never thought she should be given any rainbow credit for Dumbledore’s homosexuality because Dumbledore is not gay.

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