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Daniel Radcliffe Stands Up For Gay People

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Harry Potter "had experience with homosexuality" and says anti-gayness is "animal" and "disgusting."

Daniel Radcliffe may have revealed last week that he's had a longtime girlfriend in Laura O'Toole, but he also takes pride in his experience with gay people and won't put up with bashing.

Celebitchy reports that the Harry Potter superstar has taken a serious stance in support of homosexuals in the latest issue of Britain's Attitude magazine (think Details for gay English men) for which he made a very androgynous cover appearance. “I just loathe homophobia," he reportedly said. "It’s just disgusting and animal and stupid and it’s [only] thick people who can’t get their heads around it." He added that anti-gay people are "just scared.” Gay Porn Can Teach Men About Straight Sex

We'd presumed Daniel, whose 20th birthday was just last week, was pretty comfy with man-on-man topics when he claimed a few weeks ago that he found Robert Pattinson to be smoking hot, but in fact his acceptance of homosexuality stems to his childhood: “I grew up around gay people entirely. I was the only child in my class who had any experience of homosexuality or anything like that." He was referring to the all-boys school he attended in London and the fact that his parents both worked as entertainment agents surrounding Daniel with a lot of friends with alternative lifestyles while he was growing up.

Daniel is shaking the public's do-goody boy-wizard perception of him. A self-proclaimed atheist, even his relationship with Laura O'Toole started under risque circumstances: O'Toole, four years his senior, hooked up with him after he bared all in the Broadway drama Equus.Daniel Radcliffe Has A Girlfriend

Daniel Radcliffe may have revealed last week that he's had a longtime girlfriend in Laura O'Toole, but he also takes pride in his experience with gay people and won't put up with bashing.

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