The premise of “Troubled Blood” – written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith and the fifth installment of Rowling’s “Cormoran Strike” espionage series – inspired backlash on social media with the hashtag GIPJKRowling trending on Twitter.
What a great way to portray social media these days.
– Josh Jordan (@NumbersMuncher) 14 September 2020
In Harry Potter’s words, JK Rowling has become Cornelius Feud, for believing that he is wrong at the moment and doubling down on his transphobia. pic.twitter.com/vwQohwMErD
– Washington Post Tickcock Guy (@davejorgenson) 14 September 2020
JK Rowling: “If you don’t believe that dressing up as women to hurt them is a big problem, then you have no choice but to prove my theory by making me a full book about it.”
– Paul F. Tomkins (@PFTompkins) 14 September 2020
The author of “Harry Potter” faced a thunderstorm of criticisms earlier this year Tweet he posted “People who have menstruation”, questioning the language used on a blog post.
Rowling, 55, has been accused of making transphobic remarks on other occasions. In December, a researcher faced a backlash after promoting what a researcher called an “autocratic” view of transgender people and gender.
In June, she wrote an essay to protect herself while being a victim of sexual assault as a young woman.
“I am concerned about the huge explosion in young women wanting to transition and also about the increasing numbers that are causing disruptions (returning to their original sex), because they regret that in some cases, their bodies Has been irrevocably changed. ” , And stripped them of their fertility, “she wrote.
Some on Monday defended Rowling’s right to free speech and expression of thought on Twitter.
Fact #RIPJKRowling istrending says that all you need to know about the Brook Brigade – they are nastier and more viciously intolerant than anyone they preach.
– Pearce Morgan (@piersmorgan) 14 September 2020
I think JK Rowling is finding out how tolerant the Left really is.
They don’t care if you claim to be one of them – if you don’t 100% agree with them on every issue, they will cancel you.
– Brigitte Gabriel (@ACTBrigitte) 14 September 2020