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Courtney Act blasts JK Rowling for comments about trans women [Video]

Courtney Act blasts JK Rowling for comments about trans women

In an exclusive interview with BANG Showbiz, former 'Celebrity Big Brother' winner Courtney Act has blasted J.K. Rowling over her recent comments about trans women.

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Daniel Radcliffe Says 'Transgender Women Are Women' [Video]

Daniel Radcliffe Says 'Transgender Women Are Women'

Daniel Radcliffe, who played Harry Potter, said “transgender women are women.” The comment comes after controversy with author J.K. Rowling criticized the phrase “people who menstruate.”..

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Rupert Grint defends transgender rights [Video]

Rupert Grint defends transgender rights

Rupert Grint has defended transgender rights, after J.K. Rowling came under fire for invalidating transgender people.

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How to enjoy Harry Potter without J.K. Rowling [Video]

How to enjoy Harry Potter without J.K. Rowling

Wingardium Levi-oh why is she like this?

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J.K. Rowling's Battle [Video]

J.K. Rowling's Battle

She explains.

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'I'm a survivor': J.K. Rowling opens up on living through domestic abuse [Video]

'I'm a survivor': J.K. Rowling opens up on living through domestic abuse

'I'm a survivor': J.K. Rowling opens up on living through domestic abuse The star has revealed she is a "domestic abuse and sexual assault survivor". The 'Harry Potter' author has claimed she was the..

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Trending: J.K. Rowling View On Gender Identity [Video]

Trending: J.K. Rowling View On Gender Identity

Author J.K. Rowling published a 3,600-word essay on her website explaining her view on gender identity after facing backlash on social media.

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Harry Potter trio offer support to trans people following author J.K. Rowling's tweets [Video]

Harry Potter trio offer support to trans people following author J.K. Rowling's tweets

Harry Potter stars Bonnie Wright, Evanna Lynch and Emma Watson have come out in support of their trans fans.

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J.K. Rowling defends tweets about transgender people in essay [Video]

J.K. Rowling defends tweets about transgender people in essay

JK Rowling found herself under attack by social media users and human rights activists over the weekend.

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'Transgender people deserve respect': Emma Watson condemns controversial comments from J.K. Rowling [Video]

'Transgender people deserve respect': Emma Watson condemns controversial comments from J.K. Rowling

Emma Watson says transgender people "deserve to live their lives without constantly being questioned", following controversial comments from J.K. Rowling.

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'Respect for transgender people is imperative': Eddie Redmayne voices support for trans community [Video]

'Respect for transgender people is imperative': Eddie Redmayne voices support for trans community

Eddie Redmayne says it is "culturally imperative" to "respect transgender people", following a controversial comment by J.K. Rowling, for which she was accused of being transphobic.

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Daniel Radcliffe Speaks out Against J.K. Rowling’s Transphobic Comments [Video]

Daniel Radcliffe Speaks out Against J.K. Rowling’s Transphobic Comments

Daniel Radcliffe Speaks out Against J.K. Rowling’s Transphobic Comments ‘Harry Potter’ author J.K. Rowling recently took to Twitter to post a number of comments people found to be transphobic...

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Harry Potter star says "transgender women are women" [Video]

Harry Potter star says "transgender women are women"

Daniel Radcliffe, who played the young wizarding hero in the Harry Potter films, has said "transgender women are women" after an outcry over tweets by author J.K. Rowling criticizing the use of the..

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Daniel Radcliffe is speaking out after J.K. Rowling's controversial gender comments [Video]

Daniel Radcliffe is speaking out after J.K. Rowling's controversial gender comments

Daniel Radcliffe is voicing his support for the LGBTQIA+ community.just days after J.K. Rowling spurred a wave of controversy with a series of comments about gender identity.The “Harry Potter” star..

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Daniel Radcliffe responds to J.K. Rowling's controversial 'transphobic' tweets [Video]

Daniel Radcliffe responds to J.K. Rowling's controversial 'transphobic' tweets

Daniel Radcliffe has declared "transgender women are women" in a lengthy statement in response to J.K. Rowling's controversial "transphobic" tweets.

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Katie Leung responds after J.K. Rowling's anti-trans controversy [Video]

Katie Leung responds after J.K. Rowling's anti-trans controversy

Rowling sparked outrage online after she reacted to an article titled, 'Opinion: Creating a more equal post- COVID-19 world for people who menstruate'.

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Daniel Radcliffe hopes JK Rowling's tweet hasn't 'tarnished' Harry Potter [Video]

Daniel Radcliffe hopes JK Rowling's tweet hasn't 'tarnished' Harry Potter

'Harry Potter' actor Daniel Radcliffe has said he is "deeply sorry" for the "pain" J.K. Rowling's comments may have caused people, after she accused of being transphobic when she posted a controversial..

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Harry Potter Film Cast Member Speaks Out On Black Lives Matter Movement [Video]

Harry Potter Film Cast Member Speaks Out On Black Lives Matter Movement

Katie Leung, known for her role as Cho Chan in the “Harry Potter” films spoke out about J.K. Rowling’s controversy. According to the HuffPost, she lured people to read her Twitter thread by..

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Katie Leung Responds After J.K. Rowling's Anti-Trans Controversy [Video]

Katie Leung Responds After J.K. Rowling's Anti-Trans Controversy

Katie Leung Responds After J.K. Rowling's Anti-Trans Controversy Rowling sparked outrage online after she reacted to an article titled, 'Opinion: Creating a more equal post- COVID-19 world for..

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Trending: J.K. Rowling Criticism [Video]

Trending: J.K. Rowling Criticism

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is getting criticized online over 'anti-trans comments'

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J.K. Rowling slammed for 'transphobic' tweets [Video]

J.K. Rowling slammed for 'transphobic' tweets

Author J.K. Rowling has been slammed by stars and fans on Twitter after posting a string of "transphobic" tweets.

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J. K. Rowling accused of transphobia amid Twitter row [Video]

J. K. Rowling accused of transphobia amid Twitter row

'Harry Potter' author J. K. Rowling has defended herself on Twitter amid accusations of transphobia.

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Trending: Michael Jordan to donate $100m to organisations fighting for racial equality, J.K Rowling slammed for transphobic twee [Video]

Trending: Michael Jordan to donate $100m to organisations fighting for racial equality, J.K Rowling slammed for transphobic twee

In case you missed it here's what's trending right now...

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J.K. Rowling Has Announced the Title of Her New Book! [Video]

J.K. Rowling Has Announced the Title of Her New Book!

J.K. Rowling Has Announced the Title of Her New Book!

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J.K. Rowling And  ‘The Ickabog’ [Video]

J.K. Rowling And ‘The Ickabog’

The book will be published online for free for children to read while in quarantine.

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J.K. Rowling, Bari Weiss and Noam Chomsky Among Dozens to Sign Open Letter Calling for End to Cancel Culture

J.K. Rowling, Bari Weiss, Noam Chomsky, and more than 100 other writers, scholars, and academics signed an open letter calling for "open debate" and an end to cancel culture, sparking backlash from..
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J.K. Rowling Compares ‘Hormones and Surgery’ To ‘Conversion Therapy’ In Latest Twitter Rant on LGBTQ+ Community

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J.K. Rowling Deemed 'Dangerous' for Calling Trans Healthcare 'Conversion Therapy'

'Many health professionals are concerned that young people struggling with their mental health are being shunted towards hormones and surgery,' the author says on Twitter.
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JK Rowling Once Again Speaks Out About the Transgender Community

J.K. Rowling is once again speaking about the transgender community. The 54-year-old Harry Potter author, who has already received plenty of criticism for voicing anti-trans claims, once again spoke..
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J.K. Rowling Faces Disavowing From Two Big 'Harry Potter' Fansites

Those running The Leaky Cauldron and Mugglenet websites are cutting ties with the British author following her controversial statement many deemed to be anti-trans.
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Stephen King waded into the controversy surrounding fellow author J.K. Rowling by unequivocally stating his support for the transgender community. 
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J.K. Rowling retracts tweet praising Stephen King after he supported transgender women

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Why Joey Soloway Didn’t Walk Away From ‘Transparent’ After the Jeffrey Tambor Scandal

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Three employees quit J.K. Rowling's literary agency following her transgender comments

An author who quit J.K. Rowling's literary agency after she made controversial comments about sex and gender said she is afraid of the transgender community.
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Daniel Radcliffe Dragged on Twitter After Speaking Against J.K. Rowling's Transphobic Tweets

After the former Harry Potter depicter publicly disagrees with the author's objection to non-gendered language, #AskDanielRadcliffe is trending on Twitter with people expressing their confusion over..
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'Harry Potter' star Rupert Grint on JK Rowling's gender comments: 'Trans women are women. Trans men are men.'

Rupert Grint is the latest member of the "Harry Potter" family to respond to J.K. Rowling's recent comments on transgender individuals.
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J.K. Rowling's Fans Imagine Harry Potter World Without Her

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Rupert Grint Joins 'Harry Potter' Co-Stars in Denouncing J.K. Rowling's Anti-Trans Commentary

Rupert Grint is speaking against J.K. Rowling‘s anti-trans rhetoric over the past week. After his co-stars, including Emma Watson and Daniel Radcliffe, voiced their support of the trans community and..
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How to enjoy Harry Potter without J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling is officially cancelled (again) after her latest string of transphobic statements. However, there's still a vibrant fandom celebrating things like LGBTQIA+ Harry Potter podcasts and Wizard..
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Rupert Grint Responds to J.K. Rowling's Controversial Comments About Transgender

The Ron Wesley depicter firmly stands with the trans community amid backlash against the 'Harry Potter' author following her controversial comments about transgender.
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J.K. Rowling's Ex-Husband Faces Backlash for Admitting to Hitting Her and Showing No Remorse

Jorge Arantes who was previously married to the 'Harry Potter' author confesses to hitting her during their marriage but insists 'there was not sustained abuse.'
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LONDON (AP) — The Sun newspaper said Friday it did not intend to “glorify’’ domestic violence by giving a platform to Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling’s ex-husband just days after she..
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J.K. Rowling's ex-husband Jorge Arantes admits to slapping her, denies prolonged abuse

J.K. Rowling’s ex-husband, Jorge Arantes, is speaking out after the “Harry Potter” author revealed she was in a “violent” marriage while defending her stance on the transgender community. 
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The Body Shop Under Fire for Its Ill-Timed Diss at J.K. Rowling Over Her Transphobic Stance

The beauty brand trolls the 'Harry Potter' author who objects to an article dubbing women as 'people who menstruate' by posting a picture of a canvas bag with the words 'It's Bloody Natural' on it.
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Artists Fire Back at J.K. Rowling’s Anti-Trans Remarks, Share Messages in Support of the Community

More artists are continuing to speak out against J.K. Rowling and denounce the 'Harry Potter' author for her anti-trans opinions.
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Emma Watson Stands in Solidarity With Trans People After J.K. Rowling Defends Controversial Tweets

The 'Harry Potter' actress joins co-star Daniel Radcliffe and fellow actor Eddie Redmayne in speaking out against the author over her online comments that have been deemed transphobic.
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J.K. Rowling Seeks to Clarify Anti-Trans Tweets With Sexual Assault Survivor Claims

The 'Harry Potter' author has found herself under attack by human rights activists as well as Daniel Radcliffe and Eddie Redmayne for arguing that gender identity discussion invalidates biological sex.
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Emma Watson says 'trans people are who they say they are' following J.K. Rowling's gender comments

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J.K. Rowling speaks out after accusations of "anti-trans" comments

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