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JK Rowling Praised By ‘Harry Potter’ Star Following Her Exclusion From HBO Max’s 20th Anniversary Amid Trans Controversy

JK Rowling was noticeably absent from the guest list when HBO Max announced the 20th reunion special for the Harry Potter cast. This comes after the trans controversy and insistent

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“I Can’t Understand The Vitriol Directed At Her.” ‘Harry Potter’ Actor Ralph Fiennes Defends JK Rowling Following Trans Controversy

Ralph Fiennes is wading into the heated controversy surrounding J.K. Rowling’s stance on transgender rights. The actor who played the villainous Lord Voldemort across four Harry Potter films expressed sympathy

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A LOOK AT ALL THE REASONS WHY WE WON’T FORGET 2020 IN A HURRY

In the trailer of some Real Housewives of something-something, one of the women can be heard saying something about how she is so done with 2019, and that 2020 is

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BBC nominates JK Rowling’s controversial essay on trans rights for award, defends nomination against backlash

The BBC’s annual Russell Prize, named after British writer Bertrand Russell, has attracted public attention due to its nomination list which includes author J.K. Rowling. The writer behind the Harry

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie questions lack of compassion in cancel culture as she backs JK Rowling

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, whose novel Half of a Yellow Sun has been hailed as the women’s prize ‘winner of winners’, has weighed in on the trans controversy surrounding JK Rowling.

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Literati come out in support of JK Rowling amid onslaught of social media abuse and deaths threats over ‘transphobia’ row

A group of some of Britain’s most prominent literary figures has signed a letter in support of JK Rowling after she received death threats on social media under the hashtag

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JK Rowling sparks another transgender rights row with her new book whose character is supposedly a cross-dressing serial killer

JK Rowling has once again come under fire from transgender rights activists, this time for her new crime novel, which features a cross-dressing serial killer. Published Tuesday, Troubled Blood by

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JK Rowling Returns Human Rights Award To Group That Condemned Her For Her “Anti-Trans” Comments

JK Rowling has made the decision to return an award issued to her by a Kennedy family human rights foundation, after its president, Robert F. Kennedy’s daughter, took umbrage with

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‘Fantastic Beasts’ has become the world’s most problematic movie franchise

Is Fantastic Beasts cursed? After two films and with a third on the way, Warner Bros’ Harry Potter prequel franchise is now in the unenviable position of having a trio

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Bestselling children’s author Gillian Philip is sacked, after she added hashtag #IStandWithJKRowling to her Twitter handle amid bitter transgender row

A bestselling children’s author has been sacked after expressing support for fellow writer JK Rowling in the bitter row over transgender rights. In the latest example of Cancel Culture, novelist