J.K. Rowling has always intended Dumbledore to be gay. Grindelwald was a Dumbledore’s crush. When Rowling was questioned why she made Dumbledore gay, she responded, “It is what it is. He is my character and as my character, I have the right to know what I know about him and say what I say about him.”
Professor Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore is a fictional character in J.K. Rowling’s book series, Harry Potter. In this series, he is the Hogwarts headmaster.