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Harry Potter: J.K. Rowling parodied in this project on her transphobia

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jun21,2024

The author success of Harry Potter J.K. Rowling is the subject of a play, a parody on her positions considered transphobic in society. towards the community LGBTQ.

Harry Potter: J.K. Rowling parodied in this project on her transphobia

J.K. Rowling, a revered author with a unique personality. controversial

In a decade, J.K. Rowling has gone from strength to strength. from the status of revered author topersonality. very controversial.The reason for this is his positions, which are considered transphobic by many. towards the community Trans. As a reminder, in March 2018, she was singled out for the first time, after having liked her. a tweet comparing transgender women to «men in dresses». A clumsiness according to her.

The milestone was reached in 2020 when she reacted to this. an article that uses the expression “people who have their periods”. There, she quips: “I'm sure we had a word to designate these people before. […] Families? Women? Fimmes ?», then in 2022 when she published a manifesto on her site: “I refuse to bow to a movement […] seeking to erode the »woman« as a political and biological class and by providing cover to predators like few others before him.

Harry Potter: J.K. Rowling parodied in this project on her transphobia

J.K. Rowling parodied in a play

Since then, the author of Harry Potter has started to work on her work. back a large part of its community, as well as several actors and actresses who participated in the film. in the film adaptations of his books. Criticized, lynched, the novelist is also parodied, notably in a play at the theaterwho was recently created by Barry Church-Woods, to be played online. The Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The play is calledTERF, an acronym that stands for“Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminist”. This term refers to people who view trans women as men, while excluding their advocacy for women's rights.

The play aims to ; to explore how J.K. Rowling became one of the most controversial figures in the United Kingdom. As a synopsis, we can read.

Jo had a blessed life. Literary phenomenon. Cultural icon. And beloved. Completely loved…until everything goes into a tailspin. Now, Jo's surrogate children – Daniel, Rupert and Emma – have had enough. It's time to intervene. Except Jo isn't in the mood for fun. intervene, especially not an intervention organized by three prominent Judases. But the battle lines have already been broken. Summer traces. Maybe she hasn't started yet. this war, but she will end it – with a smile. But when she learns the price of victory, it might be too high. for her…»

Harry Potter: J.K. Rowling parodied in this project on her transphobia

We recall that the three stars of the Harry Potter film saga have publicly castigated the positions taken by the British author, and this at agrave; many times. Although saddened, Daniel Radcliffe maintained his support for the community LGBTQ: «I will continue to do so “I will defend the rights of all LGBTQ people, and I will have no further comment.”

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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