“As a kid, he was one of my favorite authors. He writes science fiction and fantasy and is probably best known for Enders Game. But he also spouts horrible homophobic rhetoric.
“This baffles me because his novels contain such nuanced explorations of being different, bullied, and even of close same-gender friendships. On a wider level, he always plays with the idea of the hero and the villain and how someone can call himself a hero while their actions are capable of a very different interpretation from another point of view.
“That difference doesnt equal evil is one of his main points, and I cannot fathom how he could write the books he has and turn around and say what he does about LGBT people.”