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« Reply #15 on: October 23, 2007, 11:50:02 AM »

Well that certainly clears up a lot of things for me. /sarcasm

Dumbledore's sex life never entered my mind while reading the books, I'm not sure what Rowling's point is with this revelation.
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« Reply #16 on: October 23, 2007, 12:15:27 PM »

It's got to be for the controversy. The seventh book has been on the shelves for a while, and she's trying to stay in the headlines.

Or maybe it's totally sincere. Some authors feel a need to give their characters attributes that aren't necessarily required by the story, as a writing tool or just cool facts for the fans. Still, I can't see her coming up with this when she first envisioned the character. His sex life would be the last thing I'd consider. Probably something she thought of as a response to speculation by some of the more obsessive fans.

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« Reply #17 on: October 23, 2007, 09:21:16 PM »

I think you were right the first time, AndyC.  With the series put to bed, Rowling's probably missing the attention.  I agree it's unlikely she originally wrote a gay backstory for her wizard archetype, though its possible.   

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