Topic: J.K. Rowling outs book character
Harry Potter author J.K Rowling officially "outted" a character in her book series by proclaiming Professor Albus Dumbledore was gay. She did so at a Q&A after reading expert from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows. Full story can be found here: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20071020/ap_ rry_potter
The one thing I dont get it why do it now? The book series is over, so what does this accomplish? I mean, I guess by waiting thats one less possible boycott of the book. Many places boycott and protest the books because it has to do with "witch craft", but I'm sure there would have been another boycott by religious groups if it had been known Dumbledore was gay. But the real question is why tell us this now because it really has no relevance to anything. She also talked abouta little of his back story, so unless she is planning another book with Dumbledore as the focus, why tell people he's gay and give some history after the series is over?