Main Discussion: Celebrating Pride Month in the Harry Potter fandom

Andrew, Meg & Katie share their personal experiences of coming out and the feeling of safety in the Potter fan community

What is it about the Harry Potter fandom that makes it a welcoming place for diversity? What have the hosts noticed about inclusion at Potter events?

What’s a “different” thing about the other hosts that the fandom didn’t judge them for?

Why was it such a big deal to reveal Dumbledore's sexuality? What other gay characters were in pop culture at the time?

How important is it for us to remember the time at which the Harry Potter series was written?

Does the lack of an LGBTQ+ character in the Harry Potter series speak to its larger diversity issue?

Would J.K. Rowling  have viewed including a gay character as a risk? Would publishers be concerned about how parents might react to a gay character? 

We discuss the possible sexualities of several Potter characters, including Nymphadora Tonks, Charlie Weasley, Remus Lupin, Sirius Black and more

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