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Rowling: Remus’s Lycanthropy Not a Metaphor for AIDS

JK Rowling

JK Rowling has debunked the ‘revelation’ fan fave character Remus Lupin’s werewolf condition is a metaphor for HIV.

In one of her new ebooks, the author is quoted as talking about his lycanthropy as a metaphor for an illness that carries some negative public opinion.

She wrote: ‘Lupin’s condition of lycanthropy was a metaphor for those illnesses that carry a stigma, like HIV and AIDS.

By Joe Morgan – Full Story at Gay Star News

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