Apparently, Dumbledore Is gay. It stinks of an author trying to get attention to me, but I don't know. I haven't read the books. Its not that I think they would be bad, its just that 1 I don't read many books and 2 If I read a book it usually has something to do with history. Is this fact really that important to the books? If it is, then its a different story, but if it isn't, why is it so important that she tells kids about it. Kids have to learn about tolerence, but I've always been one to believe that if you have to point out things like this, you put them under the spotlight thus causing people to treat them different. That is supposedly the opposite of what you want to do IMO. I believe not in tolerence (because that to me means putting up with something that you find irritating. I've never liked using the word in this context. Personal pet peave I guess), but in equality. Sorry, I got carried away. Don't want to turn this into a political discussion. Rant over.
I just have a hard time believing that this is relevant to the plot. The only thing I see this possibly being is character development, but if that was important, why wasn't this made clear earlier? Just curious how the Potter fans feel about this. Don't need to know if it stands against you moral values or what ever, just if you believe that it was relevant to the story. I just want to know wether you think the author just wants to create the controversy, or if she truly believes it to be a relevant point. Maybe this should have been a poll.