19 Movie Characters That Were Actually Gay

Whether it is through information from the author or from things that were written in the original works, the true sexuality of some of these characters never quite made the cut in Hollywood. Hollywood is known for their straying from books, and here are just some examples.

1. Albus Dumbledore, “Harry Potter”

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This was never something that was actually addressed in the books or the movie, but author J.K. Rowling responded to the debate about his sexuality by stating that he was in fact gay. This had made the book and movies condemned by several groups for promoting homosexuality. Her statement was generally well-received as a win for gay rights and was meant to show that sexuality is irrelevant when it comes to making a great teacher and mentor.