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Hogwarts Has Gay Students

Hogwarts Has Gay Students


...and five other things you should know today.

Photo: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

1. This has been a big week for Harry Potter news. First, in response to fan questions on Twitter, JK Rowling revealed the identity of one Jewish wizard at Hogwarts, Anthony Goldstein from Ravenclaw. She then gave an unbeleivable answer when asked if there were any LGBT students:


2. Ansel Elgort also took to Twitter to set the record straight -- with his sexuality. After tweeting "Just in case it isn't clear... I like girls. A lot." However, he then went on to add, "Also let me say if I was gay, I wouldn't hide it. Being gay or straight isn't bad or good, it just IS. U are who you are. Be true to yourself." Well said.

3. It's been learned that CBS's A Home for the Holidays will feature the show's first gay couple. (Huffington Post)

4. Tim Cook donated money to the Human Rights Campaign's effort to extend LGBT rights and acceptance in Arkansas, Alabama, and Mississippi. While HRC wouldn't divulge how much was given, they said it was "substantial." (PinkNews)

5. Lance Bass is's latest blogger, and he's dishing out on the details for his own wedding to Michael Turchin, taking place later this month. (

6. Don't get wasted at the holiday party.

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