Harry Potter Creator Shares Past Abuse in Defending Stance on Transgender Issues

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling faced more clashes with transgender activists over the weekend. Rowling posted several tweets on Saturday, which were considered transphobic and TERF-Y (Trans-Exclusive Radical Feminists). Comments and appreciation to the author’s fans Harry potter Star Daniel Radcliffe was quick to announce that he did not agree with Rawlings’ beliefs. Now, Rowling has shared an in-person 3,600-word essay on his past misconduct that directly ties into his complex reasons for interest in the topic.

Jk Rowling essay begins by setting her intentions. She says, “This is not an easy way to write, for reasons that will soon become apparent, but I know it is time to explain myself to an issue surrounded by poisoning.” He said, “I write it without any desire to add to that toxicity.” Over the weekend, Rowling used the phrase “menstruating people”, in relation to women, and drew negative reactions from transgender supporters, as it was clear what she was doing at her post. This is not the first time that the transgender community and supporters have had an issue with the author.

Related: All 8 Harry Potter Movies Are Now Streaming On HBO Max

However, J.K. Rowling claims that much of her stance on transgender issues comes from deep personal research. “I have wondered what, if I was born after 30 years, I would have tried the transition as well,” she wrote. “The attraction of avoiding femininity must have been enormous.” The author revealed that she had a severe obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) when she was a teenager and thinks that if she had been born after 30 years, she would have found a community online that could persuade her to become a boy. was. His father said he would like to. He then talked about his personal sexual harassment experiences. Rowling explains.

“The scars left by violence and sexual assault do not disappear, no matter how much you love, and no matter how much money you have made … I have a sense of terror in which those trans women spent His final seconds on earth, because I too know moments of blind fear when I realize that the only thing keeping me alive is the unstable self-restraint of my attacker. “

While J.K. Rowling believes that transgender individuals need to be protected, she also believes that some of their “demands” may be harmful to women in general. “When you open the bathroom door and change the room to any male who believes or realizes that she is a woman … then you open the door for any and all men who want to come in,” Harry potter The producer said. She went on to defend her beliefs. Rowling had this to say.

“I refuse to bow down to a movement that I believe is doing demonstrative harm in trying to destroy ‘women’ as a political and biological class and offering cover to predators like anything before Used to be.”

Jk Rowling wrote her essay after being attacked online over the weekend Harry potter Fans compared him to Lord Voldemort. She says, “All I am asking – all I want – is equal sympathy, equal understanding, to be delivered to the millions of women whose only crime is to listen to their concerns without threats and abuses.” The author also wanted to clarify that his complex backstory helped him shape the person he is today. It is unclear how the transgender community will receive her essay at this time. You can read the full length essay on J.K. Rawling’s official website.

Subject: Harry Potter

Kevin Berwick at Movieweb

Related Posts