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Why fans are so angry about Dumbledore’s sexuality in new ‘Fantastic Beasts’

It’s been building up for some time.

On Feb 2, 2018 by Michelle Jaworski

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Harry Potter Alliance takes aim at income inequality with #MyHungerGames campaign

The fandom activist group takes to social media to combat economic inequality and mental health awareness.

On Nov 17, 2015 by Aja Romano

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The Harry Potter Alliance wants to turn today’s fans into tomorrow’s leaders

The HPA has a plan for the next decade—and it might just involve you.

On Oct 8, 2015 by Aja Romano

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Harry Potter Alliance campaign celebrates fanfiction awareness

Fanworks aren’t only protected in the U.S.—they’re a vibrant part of modern-day creative culture.

On Aug 26, 2015 by Aja Romano

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How this Harry Potter fan’s trans coming-out video inspired Eddie Redmayne

The Oscar-winning actor who will star in ‘Fantastic Beasts’ has his eye on the HP fan community.

On Aug 12, 2015 by Aja Romano

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Loved Harry Potter community leader comes out as trans in moving vlog post

‘It didn’t feel like me—it felt like a game. A game I was winning… but I wasn’t playing the game as me.’

On May 14, 2015 by Aja Romano

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Harry Potter Alliance battles income inequality with #MyHungerGames

Harry Potter Alliance uses Hunger Games marketing for social justice.

On Nov 17, 2014 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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The Harry Potter Alliance’s equality campaign video is a moving tribute to fandom

John Green matched $10,000 in donations made to the fandom non-profit’s Equality FTW campaign. 

On Oct 17, 2014 by Aja Romano

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YouTubers unite to support net neutrality

Digital video’s biggest stars show their support for net neutrality.

On Sep 10, 2014 by Rae Votta

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PBS imagines a future for fandom that’s already a reality

Idea Channel’s predictions for the possibilities of fandom are easy to swallow—probably because they’re already happening.

On May 8, 2014 by Aja Romano

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Here’s your chance to read Hank Green’s ‘Harry Potter’ fanfiction

Plus: John Green and Benedict Cumberbatch star in Sherlock fanfic for charity.

On Oct 11, 2013 by Aja Romano

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The top 10 events that changed fandom in 2012

These events not only shaped the year in fandom but will continue to impact fans long after 2012.

On Dec 20, 2012 by Aja Romano

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Through Harry Potter Alliance, even Muggles can do magic

Andrew Slack, cofounder of the Harry Potter Alliance, reflects on the organization’s success and fan activism.

On Nov 12, 2012 by Aja Romano

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Vlogbrothers and Harry Potter fans get out the vote

Sharing voting reminders scores points for your favorite Hogwarts house, thanks to John and Hank Green and the Harry Potter Alliance.

On Nov 6, 2012 by Aja Romano

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Nerdfighters come together to celebrate Esther Day

To pay tribute to  Esther Day and led by YouTube’s vlogbrothers, Nerdfighters from around the world make an effort to share messages of love today. 

On Aug 3, 2012 by Michelle Jaworski

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