In a tweet response that really should surprise no one, Harry Potter author JK Rowling has officially confirmed that yes, there were indeed lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students at Hogwarts. In fact, the only group she didn't imagine existing at the wizarding academy were Wiccans. Sorry, neopagans!
Rowling initially tweeted "To everyone asking whether their religion/belief/non-belief system is represented at Hogwarts: the only people I never imagined there 1/2...are Wiccans." To which a user responded with this tweet:
And Rowling responded:
Welp. If that's not definitive, I don't know what is. I guess we can assume that Harry's straight, cisgender privilege kept him from noticing his LGBT+ peers.
LET THE FANFICTION (RE)COMMENCE!
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