J.K is under fire thanks to a . Again.
This time it wasn’t herself who commented, but rather a ‘like’ that she gave to ‘anti-trans activist’ Fred Sargeant on .
J.K ‘likes’ Fred Sargeant’s anti-trans
— Fred Sargeant (@FredSargeant) May 15, 2020
Sargeant is apparently an avid writer on the issue of who fundamentally rejects the idea that any can change their .
He came under fire by members of the for the above which concerns Alex Drummond, a transgender activist.
marginalizes the .‘s choice to ‘like’ the has led to significant from many a who holds the that the
In the past, when confronted over ‘liking’ controversial tweets, the LGBTQ Nation. ‘s publicist has stated that she ‘clicked “like” by accident in a “clumsy and middle-aged moment’ according to
The fiasco has turned many against , as they’ve dubbed her a ‘TERF’. That stands for ‘trans-exclusionary radical feminist’; an activist that doesn’t believe to be fluid or non-existent. They consider this rhetoric to be damaging to .
It should be noted that has never publicly stated her on what means to her, nor has she dubbed herself a ‘TERF’.
J.K ‘s first encounter with the
This isn’t the first time that J.K has been associated with a .
In December of last year, she came under considerable fire for speaking out in support of researcher Maya Forstater who was fired after tweeting her opinion that a cannot change their . was lambasted by advocates of and in response, the hashtag #IStandwithMaya was created, which included in her .
hasn’t been deleted and you can see the significant response from members of the , Harry Potter fandom and beyond.
Dress however you please.
Call yourself whatever you like.
Sleep with any consenting adult who’ll have you.
Live your best life in peace and security.
But force women out of their jobs for stating that sex is real? #IStandWithMaya #ThisIsNotADrill
— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) December 19, 2019
Calls for the to be ‘canceled’ came from all angles. Some even suggested that her should be boycotted altogether.
has been outspoken on a number of social issues in the past, most notably those of the rights of and the of the homosexual community when she famously revealed . However, she has been quieter on the issue of .
Her critics consider the above to be in support of the anti-trans agenda and consider herself to be a bigot. On the other hand, ‘s supporters consider her a pioneer of and an inspirational who has consistently overcome adversity.
Whatever you think of the , one thing’s for sure; she’s no stranger to controversy.
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Source: LGBTQ Nation, The Daily Wire