Rowling in October of , were the first of a long line of character reveals about Rowling would give out over the next decade. But while some fans were over the moon to learn Harry's beloved professor was part of the LGBTQ community, others criticized that she left him in the closet until all seven books were out, lest there be some sort of backlash. With the new series, we have an opportunity to correct that. Is Dumbledore gay in Fantastic Beasts? Will the series finally acknowledge on screen what was never actually written on the page, or even hinted at in the movies? For those who were hoping this would be the chance for the series to actually have Dumbledore come out of the closet, I'm afraid there's nothing but disappointment to come.
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Your email address will not be published. Skip to content Home. Search for:. Jul 20, - In honor of the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's She is also a sports teacher and referee who has short spiky hair and. Please help the Harry Potter Wiki by adding such a section, so that it conforms In his youth, Albus Dumbledore, who was gay, fell in love with his friend, Gellert. Dumbledore takes the horcrux a locket and both make their way back out of the cave and back to Hogsmeade.
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Pottermore's tweet alleged that there was no real difference between any of Harry's Defense Against the Dark Arts professors , except for Dolores Umbridge, who — sorry, Voldy — is the true embodiment of evil in the Harry Potter franchise. The post overlooked that fact that there is a wizarding world of difference between the six other DADA professors, who could easily be placed on a spectrum of badness. Let's review. Gilderoy Lockhart was a lying sham of a wizard who might as well have been a squib. Barty Crouch, Jr.
By Alice Vincent. Unpleasant, yet inevitable in the small, slightly incestuous wizarding world. The key to this is Harry's Invisibility Cloak, which was left to him by his father, James, a direct descendant of Ignotus Peverell — one of the three brothers who possessed one hallow a means to achieve immortality apiece and became the stuff of wizarding legend.