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J.K. Rowling Somehow Decides Now’s a Good Time to Double Down on Her Transphobia

“‘People who menstruate.’ I’m certain there used to be a word for those people. Someone help me out. Wumben? Wimpund? Woomud?” Rowling tweeted, and things got progressively hostile and indistinguishable from that point. “In the event that sex isn’t genuine, there’s no equivalent sex fascination. On the off chance that sex isn’t genuine, the lived truth of ladies all inclusive is eradicated. I know and love trans people, yet eradicating the idea of sex evacuates the ability of numerous to genuinely talk about their lives. It isn’t hate to talk reality.” she composed, in Pride month, during a worldwide development against police mercilessness, when trans people are 3.7 occasions bound to encounter police brutality than everyone.

Twitter had questions, essentially: “Huh?” and “What?” and “This? Presently? Why?” Rowling answered to a couple, affirming, in addition to other things, that she accepts the term TERF is “lady detest.” The author likewise pulled a great “some of my closest companions are gay” when inquired as to whether she had really conversed with eccentric people about the issue, and tweeted that she had perused “books, web journals and logical papers by trans people, doctors and sexual orientation masters,” however didn’t indicate if the “surgeon” being referred to was in reality only Rowling in a sterile garment. These are not Rowling’s first transphobic tweets; in December 2019 the author tweeted on the side of a specialist who was terminated for her transphobic remarks.

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