Charlaine Harris, author of the Sookie Stackhouse novels that inspired True Blood, talks to The Sunday New York Times Magazine about the pan-sexual universe she created.
"Most of my vampires have experimented with other sexualities. Eric, Sookie’s lover, was turned into a vampire by a male vampire who had a sexual relationship with him for many years. Pam is bisexual. Lafayette is gay."
And: "I think that people might be less tense about it if we would all accept the fact that not everyone is wired the same way. I have a lot of friends who are gay, so it’s kind of a natural thought progression"
When asked if she is bisexual, the author's response: "No, I'm not that interesting."
Speaking of bisexual vamps: The first in a series of six True Blood minisodes leading up to the show's June 13 premiere has debuted. Watch Eric and Pam audition new dancers for the vampire bar Fangtasia AFTER THE JUMP ...