Millions of fans around the world were yesterday digesting the news that one of the main characters in the Harry Potter novels, Albus Dumbledore, is gay. It instantly hurtled around the internet and the world. One more reason to love gay men. After reading briefly from her mega-selling book, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, on Friday night, Rowling took questions from an audience of 1, students.
By Rachelle Bergstein. March 19, am Updated March 19, pm. Rowling seems to think that Harry Potter fans have an insatiable thirst for untold backstories about the characters. Sure enough, in September, the author and British OBE declared that Nagini — the slithering snake companion to evil Lord Voldemort — was actually a tortured, shapeshifting woman all along.
Twitter drags J.K. Rowling over her ‘gay’ Harry Potter reveal
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The immense popularity and wide recognition of J. Rowling 's Harry Potter fantasy series has led to its being extensively parodied, in works spanning nearly every medium. The franchise holds the record for the most fan fiction parodies, at over ,  Some self-described parodies have been targeted by Rowling and her publishers as plagiarism,  while others have sold hundreds of thousands of copies without any threat of legal sanction. Rowling has also been parodied and parodied herself in a number of instances. Rowling , the Harry Potter writer, has been parodied several times:.