J.K. Rowling has revealed that Hogwarts would have been a "safe place" for LGBT students.
During a Twitter Q&A this week (December 16), the Harry Potter
author told a fan that she believes gay students at the School for Witchcraft and Wizardry would have had a support network in place to help them thrive during their time studying.
Rowling went on to retweet a Harry Potter meme that argues "no one should live in the closet":
Earlier this year (September), Rowling hit back at a homophobic Harry Potter reader who told her that he was no longer a fan of the series after finding out that Albus Dumbledore was a gay man - find out more here
Meanwhile, a recent study at an Italian university found that reading Rowling’s Harry Potter
novels can make children more accepting of gay people – read more here
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