Was she going to slap you because you never in any way made him gay in the actual books, taking zero risks/doing absolutely nothing for gay characters in literature, and only announcing your “authorial intent” afterwards for a cheap shot at looking like an ~ally~


Gay people are just normal people. We are not told about any of the Hogwarts professors love lives, other than Snape, and it would be completely out of character for Dumbledore to walk around telling everyone about his sexuality.

Did you want her to make him dress in glittery platform boots, a crop top, and decorate his office in rainbow flags to make it more obvious for you? Would that be enough of a stereotype to appease you people? Or what? Please tell me. I’d like to know how you think a gay character is supposed to be portrayed.

And did you miss the Grindelwald chapters in the ‘actual books’? Or was that also not obvious enough for you? Did Dumbledore need to whisper “always” wistfully in order for you to connect that he had romantic feelings for Grindelwald? Maybe you are American and need them to gaze longingly into each others eyes with awkward close ups of their fingers almost grazing each other that Hollywood thinks means ‘true love’. 

It didn’t fit into his relationship to Harry to ever say “I’m gay”, and so it was not stated explicitly (you might have noticed the book was told from Harry Potter’s perspective).

The point is though, that he is a homosexual, well respected, powerful, and very loved wizard- and his sexuality doesn’t matter because no one else thinks it matters. a.k.a. no one cares that he loves men, and that is wonderful. 





OK now there’s even more need for me to read/watch/etc Harry Potter.

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This is a ‘where are you visting from?’ board at a local restaurant


This is a ‘where are you visting from?’ board at a local restaurant

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i ate half a quart of ice cream because i didn’t want to get up and put it back in the freezer

I’m about to drink this entire bottle of wine because if it gets warm it’ll be gross.

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Energy, resilience, forgiveness and love at the Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014.

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war kills people from the inside out sometimes

“In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.”

i think i’ve posted this before but it’s so powerful

reblog every time

One reason I didn’t join

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I remember waking up one year ago today and being so bummed that I wasn’t home to go to the marathon like I did every year. I went on and on telling my roommate about the much fun the event is, how everyone has school off and head into Boston for a day of community and pride. While I was not wrong I had no idea what was going to happen later that day.
Sitting in English class, I heard a kid a couple of rows away from me simply say to his friend, “Hear about Boston? Crazy shit man.” I then spent the rest of the class attached to my phone on twitter and Facebook and texting everyone I know, while forcing myself to stay in my seat and not run out of class right then to call my parents. I have never felt so helpless before, sitting states away while my city and friends were hurt. While I am glad that I was a safe distance away, all I wanted was to be home to stand along side my fellow Bostonians.
That day was one of the worst days, but seeing the kindness and strength that came out of my city just reinforced my pride. Boston has always been my favorite place in the entire world, and this only reinforced everything I love about it. My thoughts and prayers are with the families and survivors everyday.
Never forget 4/15/13.


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