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Reading Harry Potter is Gay

By Jess D'Amico in Arts & Entertainment on Oct 22, 2007 7:00PM

2007_10_dumbledore-is-gay-l.gifYou've probably heard the news: J.K. Rowling outed Dumbeldore.

Instead of shock and awe, we, along with Neil Steinberg, feel more of a yawn.

She outed the oldest character, way too old for us to think about in a sexual way, and the revelation has no bearing on the books at all. It's not as if we're going to read them again and say "By Jove! Everything makes sense now!" and some mystery of the Potterverse will be revealed. Instead, it's page six gossip that Rowling didn't consider important enough to include within the context of the story.

What do you think? Are you hot for Dumbeldore's homosexuality?

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