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12/17/2014 11:58 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

J.K. Rowling: 'Of Course' There Were LGBT Students At Hogwarts

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As it turns out, Harry Potter could easily have had some lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) classmates.

Author J.K. Rowling responded to directly to a fan's Twitter inquiry about the presence of LGBT students at the fictional wizarding school, Hogwarts, with the following image:

Rowling received a number of questions about the diversity of Hogwarts' student body. When another fan inquired about whether or not there were Jewish wizards-in-training at the school, the scribe noted:

She also added:

Rowling, 49, has been releasing daily snippets of a Harry Potter "ghost plot" on her website, Pottermore.

H/T Pink News

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