J.K. Rowling, the author and Harry Potter franchise, has been a favorite target of the progressive mob ever since she spoke out against radical transgenderism in the summer of 2020.
For those of you who may be wondering what she said, here are her tweets that drew the ire of lefties across the world:
The idea that women like me, who’ve been empathetic to trans people for decades, feeling kinship because they’re vulnerable in the same way as women - ie, to male violence - ‘hate’ trans people because they think sex is real and has lived consequences - is a nonsense.— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) June 6, 2020
Of course, Rowling is right. Anyone who claims that sex is a real thing and that there are two different genders with distinct biological, physiological, and emotional differences would be adhering to the natural order of human existence. To say that men who pretend to be women are not actually real women, like Rowling said, is truthful but deemed as hatred to people who don’t want to hear it.
It’s unsurprising that many people outside of the franchise came for head, but now she’s also dealing with hatred from some of the actors that played key roles in the iconic franchise.
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Daniel Radcliffe, who played Harry Potter in the film series by the same name, spoke with the IndieWire about a letter he wrote for the Trevor Project’s website shortly after Rowling posted her tweets in which he voiced his support for transgender people.
“The reason I felt very, very much as though I needed to say something when I did was because, particularly since finishing ‘Potter,’ I’ve met so many queer and trans kids and young people who had a huge amount of identification with Potter on that,” Radcliffe told IndieWire. “And so seeing them hurt on that day I was like, I wanted them to know that not everybody in the franchise felt that way. And that was really important.”
Identified with Potter on what level? The only thing that remotely makes sense is that both people might be considered the outcasts of society, but even that comparison falls short because trans people are not only not outcasts anymore, but widely celebrated by governments, businesses, sports teams, etc. The sheer amount of hatred Rowling has received for her stance is proof. The fact that a high-profile actor also supports the gender confusion of children and adults is disappointing.
Radcliffe is not the only one headline actor from the film series to bash Rowling’s truthful stance as wrong. Emma Watson (who plays Hermione Granger), Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), and Eddie Redmayne (Newt Scammander in the Fantastic Beasts franchise) have all attempted to Avada Kedavra Rowling’s legacy at some point since then.