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Seaford school drops ‘transphobic’ JK Rowling from house names

Rachel Badham February 13, 2021

A nearby school in Seaford has dropped author JK Rowling from its house names due to her controversial opinions on the trans community.

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General News

Judith Butler discusses JK Rowling’s position on trans people

Rachel Badham January 6, 2021

Renowned queer feminist writer and philosopher, Judith Butler, discussed JK Rowling’s controversial position on trans people, saying the Harry Potter author has “not used her public position well”.

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BBC criticised for praising Rowling essay

Rachel Badham January 2, 2021

Many LGBTQ+ people and allies have criticised the BBC for including JK Rowling’s controversial essay, Reasons for speaking out on sex and gender issues, on its good writing prize list.

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JK Rowling tops book charts despite transphobia accusations

Rachel Badham September 25, 2020

JK Rowling’s new novel Troubled Blood (published under her pseudonym Robert Galbraith) has topped book charts despite many branding it as transphobic.

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Cynthia Nixon responds to ‘transphobic’ JK Rowling

Rachel Badham September 14, 2020

Openly queer actor Cynthia Nixon has weighed in on the controversy surrounding author JK Rowling, saying she doesn’t understand Rowling’s stance.

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