Harry Potter star Emma Watson is now the book series author J.K. Has become the latest person to convey his feelings about the ongoing controversy. Rowling’s recent remarks relate to transgender issues. Harry potter The writer and producer has found herself facing backlash over the past week due to several social media posts that she has made on weekends that have been considered transphobic and TERF-Y (trans-exclusive radical feminists).
Emma Watson, who played the role of the gifted witch Hermoine Granger Harry potter The film adaptation took to social media to clarify her feelings on the issue.
“Trans people are those who say they are and deserve to live their lives without being constantly questioned or told that they are not who they are. I want my trans followers to know that I and all around the world Many others see you. Respect you and love you for who you are. “
Watson then highlighted the many donations he gave, and how fans can “I donate to @Mermaids_Gender and @macacash [two related charities]. If you can, maybe you’ll feel inclined to do the same, “she said,” Happy # PRIDE2020. Sending love x. “
Emma joined several other members of Watson Harry potter Franchise including Daniel Radcliffe and Eddie Redmayne in support of the LGBTQIA + community, speaking out and criticizing Rawlings’ stance on the issue.
This is not the first time that J.K. Rowling has faced backlash due to her comments on the case, with the author criticizing Maya Forstatter for criticizing her in the past, with one researcher saying that people cannot change their biological sex. The controversy has been rekindled due to comments made by Rowling via social media over the weekend with Rowling saying, “If sex isn’t real, there’s no same-sex attraction. If sex isn’t real, then women’s Living reality. Is erased globally. I know and love trans people, but erasing the concept of sex removes the ability of many people to meaningfully discuss their lives. It’s true Don’t hate to speak “.
Since then, Rowling has published an essay of 3,600 words on his website, in which the author has tried to clarify his opinion. In the essay, Rowling also revealed that she survived sexual assault.
“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 have known moments of blind fear when I realized that the only thing keeping me alive was the unstable self-restraint of my attacker. “
Despite Rowling attempting to articulate her feelings as an essay, as well as writing that “without the desire to add to that toxicity,” her words have met with widespread criticism from trans activists and the LGBTIA + community. Emma Watson’s statement was made on her official Twitter account.
Subject: Harry Potter, Fantastic Beast