JK Rowling 'profoundly grateful' for supportive letter over transphobia allegations

The letter shows 'solidarity with all the women who're currently speaking up for their own rights,' Rowling said.

9/29/2020 4:21:00 AM

JK Rowling has expressed her gratitude over a letter signed by well-known figures supporting the author over allegations of transphobia and 'an insidious, authoritarian and misogynistic trend in social media'

The letter shows 'solidarity with all the women who're currently speaking up for their own rights,' Rowling said.

TheHarry Potterwriter has received strong criticism and online abuse for her stance on gender identity but has vehemently denied accusations that she is transphobic.Authors Ian McEwan and Lionel Shriver, actors Griff Rhys Jones and Frances Barber, and TV writer Graham Linehan are among 58 people who signed the letter, which appeared in The Sunday Times.

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