As if all of the issues she’s stated prior to now weren’t unhealthy sufficient, it appears just like the Harry Potter creator is in much more scorching water over a brand new e-book that appears to additional demonize transgender individuals! J.Okay. Rowling is releasing a criminal offense thriller novel wherein the serial killer is a person cross-dressing as a girl and as you possibly can think about, lots of people should not very glad about that.
The e-book is titled Troubled Blood and the villain is cisgender however the truth that he attire up as a girl to trick his victims pushes a story that transgender individuals may at all times do the identical.
To not point out that each one the issues J.Okay. Rowling has stated prior to now about trans rights are making the plot of her new e-book even worse as a message.
‘Individuals who menstruate.’ I’m positive there was a phrase for these individuals. Somebody assist me out. Wumben? Wimpund? Woomud?
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— J.Okay. Rowling (@jk_rowling) June 6, 2020
Many customers slammed the brand new e-book, together with Whipping Lady creator Julia Serano who tweeted: ‘…I’ve to say, the irony is wealthy: Mainly J.Okay. Rowling’s posing as a person (Robert Galbraith) to put in writing a e-book a few man who poses as a girl to kill individuals. PROJECTING MUCH?!?!’
Fellow creator Paris Lees additionally posted: ‘Perhaps there’s a twist in JK Rowling’s e-book and the killer can be a ‘actual’ lady or one thing, however it’s affordable to imagine the worst when she has spent all 12 months being hostile to trans individuals and stays silent when Republican senators quote her whereas blocking votes on LGBTQ rights.’
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Me: Hopelessly praying that it’s going to quickly be revealed that Rowling didn’t write Harry Potter and actually Gilderoy Lockharted the work of one other author who is definitely a superb particular person so I can take pleasure in my fav books once more #RIPJKRowling pic.twitter.com/PLXfHGPSRu
— Tuğçe Gizem Çelik (@gzemcelik) September 14, 2020
JK Rowling’s new e-book is a few cis lady investigating a cis male serial killer who attire as a girl to kill his cis feminine victims. Like…how far more blatantly does Rowling must out herself as a transphobe for y’all to cease shopping for her books and publishers to drop her?
— Serena Daniari (@serenajazmine) September 14, 2020
JK Rowling is making a acutely aware option to demonise trans individuals by making the serial killer a cis man who cross attire to assault ladies – she is aware of the hurt this may do to the notion of that group and did it anyway. It’s completely despicable
— Pete Burns’ Confiscated Coat (@harrisonjbrock) September 14, 2020
Different customers appeared to assume the identical, somebody stressing that Rowling’s claims in regards to the risks of transgender persons are ‘so far-fetched‘ that she wanted to put in writing a fictional story to assist her arguments.
Many have been expressing their disappointment over having such beliefs related to their favourite story (Harry Potter) via the creator of the magical world as her phrases get an increasing number of dangerous.