JK Rowling’s latest book was criticized for its alleged transphobic plot line


JK Rowling has apparently created yet another horror as his new novel “Trouble Blood”.

According to a review of the book “Trouble Blood” published on Sunday in The Telegraph, the disappearance of a woman published under her surname Robert Galbraith centers “thought to have been the victim of a transgender serial killer Dennis Creed.”

Jake Kerridge writes in his review, “One wonders what Rowling’s critics on trans issues say that this is a book whose morality never trusts a person”. (“Transvestite” is an old term that usually refers to men who sometimes wear women’s clothes – which is not the same as transgender.)

Reviews from other outlets, including the Wall Street Journal and the Guardian, have not referred to this description.

#RIPJKRowling is in trend on Twitter due to the Telegraph’s review – not because she is dead, but because people are not minding that the author is killing her career with her thoughts. Some have used hashtags to recommend works by trans authors; Others have used it to defend Rowling’s freedom to hold these views.

The book appears to lean into problematic stereotypes portraying transgender people as villains, despite studies suggesting transgender people face higher rates of harassment and violence. Earlier this month, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte pardoned a US Marine who was convicted in 2015 of killing a transgender woman because of her gender identity.

Critics have also stated that “Trouble Blood, the fifth novel in the Corbald Strike Detective Series”, is not the first book in a series with transphobic elements. She was previously called for her portrayal of a trans woman in the second Cormoran strike novel, “The Silkworm”.

The “Harry Potter” author has been repeatedly criticized for making anti-transgender remarks on Twitter. In June, she took offense to an op-ed that used the more inclusive phrase “menstruating people” instead of “women”.

Shortly after those comments were behind, Rowling published a lengthy essay on her personal website in which several inaccurate claims were made about the transgender community because she was “concerned about the new trans activism.”

Her concerns boiled down to the perceived safety of cisgender women in the bathroom; There is no evidence that transgender people use toilets that align with their gender identity and endanger someone else. (Studies show that transgender people often experience harassment, assault and denial of access when attempting to use the public toilet.)

A number of “Harry Potter” actors have spoken out in support of the trans community this year in response to Rawling’s comments.