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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Gay people just have a problem with females because they are a woman not trapped in a mans body . All respect and support and admiration to her. She is a true leader of our time. 👏👏👏❤️ She rocks 👍❣️ Um. Yeah JK can get stuffed. The amount of damage she could do is tremendous.
Letters: Taking away the option for students to go home is damaging for their mental healthLetters: Taking away the option for students to go home is damaging for mental health nappy hustlers Sacrificing the young & healthy for the sick & old is not a moral position! Remember 'flattening the curve' ? So NHS could cope. A disease with little/no impact on 99.04% Yes, protect & shield the sick & old. Let everyone else get on with their lives. Openup Lock down kills!
Headless chickens can still run a coup | Brief lettersBrief letters: Norman Foster | Prince Andrew | British summer time | Conservative takeover | Sir Jim Ratcliffe | Jesus saves Guardian readers regard increase in diversity of view point at the publicly funded BBC to be the start of a coup. A controversial viewpoint that has been described as 'twattish'. brilliant phrase. Nice headline
Delay university term until on-campus testing ready, says LabourLetter to education secretary comes as thousands of students confined to halls after outbreak The UK and devolved governments have messed on education since the A level crisis. Tory (England/UK), SNP (Scotland) & Labour (Wales) don't look good. Thanks for explaining the headline 🙄😂 Do they realise it's a big herd immunity experiment.. without their consent?
Create safe, legal routes for refugee families to reunite in UK, stars urge PMExclusive: High-profile names demand change to family reunion laws in letter to Boris Johnson Just let people come and go and everyone’s life is easier Today WorldRabiesDay Let’s make our World a good place UnitedNations There already is but those who risk lives, pay people smugglers, queue jump. They don’t seem to mind this. Well I do. It’s a shame the ‘stars’ don’t urge people to legally apply or appeal to our government to house our own homeless along with those fleeing war in France.
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