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JK Rowling’s agency refuses to bow to pressure over her stand on transgender rights

JK Rowling(Photo: Reuters)JK Rowling's agency has refused demands to issue a public statement in support of transgenderism after recent comments on the issue by the Harry Potter author.Authors Fox Fisher, Drew Davies and Ugla Stefana Kristjnudttir Jnsdttir, also known as Owl Fisher, have now quit the Blair Partnership, which represents Rowling. They said in a joint statement on Medium that... Read more

JK Rowling vs Harry Potter stars and the Supreme Court

JK Rowling(Photo: Reuters)This has been quite a 10-day stretch for transgender activism. It began with one of the world's bestselling authors, J.K. Rowling, coming under attack for stating that only women menstruate (how dare she!). It ended with the Supreme Court including sexual orientation and gender identity under the category of "sex." In the middle,... Read more

J K Rowling and the Deathly Hallows of the Culture Wars

"Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" play co-creators John Tiffany, JK Rowling and Jack ThorneYouTube/PottermoreThere is a lovely caf in Edinburgh called the Elephant House. It was a place I used to frequent in my student days for coffee, cake and writing. Another aspirant writer had the same idea. Her name was J K Rowling,... Read more

JK Rowling stands by comments on women’s rights after fierce backlash

Author JK Rowling(Photo: Reuters)JK Rowling is standing her ground over comments on women's rights after facing fierce criticism over her response to an article that referred to "people who menstruate".On Saturday, the Harry Potter author tweeted: "I'm sure there used to be a word for those people. Someone help me out. Wumben? Wimpund? Woomud?"Since then, she has... Read more

JK Rowling fights back against ‘transphobic’ accusations: ‘It isn’t hate to speak the truth’

British writer JK Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series of books, poses during the launch of new online website Pottermore in London, England on June 23, 2011.REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett/File PhotoThe author of the Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowling, is facing intense backlash online for reiterating that biological sex is real, comments many are now deeming... Read more