Don’t Listen to JK Rowling. Rights Aren’t Pie.

Harry Potter was defining for a generation. It was truly a phenomenon. My kids read the books, watched the movies, and listened to the audio books. But the author’s crusade — and I use that word deliberately — against trans rights has poisoned all my feelings about her work.

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JK Rowling was trending on Twitter today because Stephen King had retweeted Rowling, and she had praised King in response on Twitter, but then King tweeted, “Trans women are women,” and Rowling deleted her tweet in praise of King.
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A group of trans Latinas stand on a stage. One speaks into a mic, one holds a trans flag, others hold a banner.
A group of trans Latinas stand on a stage. One speaks into a mic, one holds a trans flag, others hold a banner.
Members of El/La Para TransLatinas speak on a stage in the Compton’s Transgender Cultural District, at the 2019 San Francisco Trans March. Photo by Pax Ahimsa Gethen, used under Creative Commons license. Original image here.

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