J. K. Rowling has tweeted in support of British researcher, Maya Forstater, who was fired over her anti-trans social media posts. Today Rowling changed many fans’ views of her own character when using the hashtags #IStandWithMaya and #ThisIsNotADrill. There has been an uproar among Harry Potter fans in the LGBTQ+ community, and Rowling's name was trending No. 1 on Twitter alongside "JK Rowling is a TERF" (trans-exclusionary radical feminist). She even put Donald Trumps' historic impeachment in the shadows.
The Harry Potter Alliance distanced itself from Rowling's tweet, and stated: "We know that trans women are women, trans men are men, non-binary people are non-binary, and that affirming and respecting peoples' gender is kind, loving and literally saves lives."
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