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'It makes me really sad': Daniel Radcliffe says it would've been cowardly to be silent after JK Rowling's transgender remarks

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Actor Daniel Radcliffe said it would have seemed like he was being cowardly if he didn't make a statement after author J.K. Rowling's criticisms of the transgender movement in 2020.

That year, Rowling spoke out and said, "If sex isn't real, the lived reality of women globally is erased," adding that erasing the concept of sex "removes the ability of many to meaningfully discuss their lives. It isn't hate to speak the truth."

Radcliffe responded in a written piece for the Trevor Project, an organization that provides "crisis intervention and suicide prevention services" to LGBTQ youth.

"Transgender women are women. Any statement to the contrary erases the identity and dignity of transgender people and goes against all advice given by professional health care associations who have far more expertise on this subject matter than either Jo or I," Radcliffe wrote, referring to Rowling by a short form of her first name, Joanne.

In an interview with the Atlantic, Radcliffe explained that anything less than that response would have been cowardly.

"I'd worked with the Trevor Project for 12 years and it would have seemed like, I don't know, immense cowardice to me to not say something."

"I wanted to try and help people that had been negatively affected by the comments," he continued. "And to say that if those are Jo’s views, then they are not the views of everybody associated with the Potter franchise," the actor said.

@StAustellAdam Not safe, I'm afraid. Celebs who cosied up to a movement intent on eroding women's hard-won rights and who used their platforms to cheer on the transitioning of minors can save their apologies for traumatised detransitioners and vulnerable women reliant on single sex spaces.
— (@)

Radcliffe admitted in the interview that he has had no direct contact with Rowling in the past few years but has had indirect responses.

"It makes me really sad, ultimately," he told the outlet. "I do look at the person that I met, the times that we met, and the books that she wrote, and the world that she created, and all of that is to me so deeply empathic," he explained.

The "Harry Potter" star also remarked on the group of then-child actors being lumped together for their echoed sentiments toward transgenderism.

Actress Emma Watson said in 2020 that "trans people are who they say they are" while co-star Rupert Grint also said at the time that "trans women are women. Trans men are men."

Radcliffe said that in the British press particularly, "There's a version of 'Are these three kids ungrateful brats?' that people have always wanted to write, and they were finally able to. So, good for them, I guess,"

"Obviously Harry Potter would not have happened without [Rowling], so nothing in my life would have probably happened the way it is without that person. But that doesn't mean that you owe the things you truly believe to someone else for your entire life," he declared.

In a lengthy thread on X, Rowling stated in April 2024 that "committed ideologues" had doubled down on their transgender rhetoric, despite information released in a study that ultimately led to the U.K.'s health system halting hormone blockers for children.

"These are people who've deemed opponents 'far-right' for wanting to know there are proper checks and balances in place before autistic, gay and abused kids - groups that are all overrepresented at gender clinics - are left sterilised, inorgasmic, lifelong patients," she added.

In response, a fan said that he was waiting for "Harry Potter" film stars Radcliffe and Watson to issue an apology to Rowling, adding that he felt "safe in the knowledge" that Rowling would forgive them.

Rowling denied that sentiment.

"Not safe, I'm afraid. Celebs who cosied up to a movement intent on eroding women's hard-won rights and who used their platforms to cheer on the transitioning of minors can save their apologies for traumatised detransitioners and vulnerable women reliant on single sex spaces."

In response to that exchange, Radcliffe told the Atlantic that he would "continue to support the rights of all LGBTQ people" and that he has "no further comment than that."

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They 'can save their apologies': JK Rowling won't forgive 'Harry Potter' stars for supporting gender transitions for minors

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Author J.K. Rowling said that it is not a "safe" bet that she will forgive stars of the "Harry Potter" films after their years of support for gender transitions among minors.

The famous writer was discussing the work of Hilary Cass, a doctor who conducted research on gender transitioning in minors for the United Kingdom. The study ultimately led to the U.K.'s health system halting hormone blockers for children, the BBC reported.

Dr. Cass stated that "we don't have good evidence" that puberty blockers are safe to use to "arrest puberty."

Rowling described the work as the "most robust review of the medical evidence for transitioning children that's ever been conducted."

In a lengthy thread on X, Rowling stated that "committed ideologues" had doubled down on their transgender rhetoric, despite the information released in the study.

"These are people who've deemed opponents 'far-right' for wanting to know there are proper checks and balances in place before autistic, gay and abused kids - groups that are all overrepresented at gender clinics - are left sterilised, inorgasmic, lifelong patients," she added.

These are people who've deemed opponents 'far-right' for wanting to know there are proper checks and balances in place before autistic, gay and abused kids - groups that are all overrepresented at gender clinics - are left sterilised, inorgasmic, lifelong patients. 2/6
— (@)

In response to her commentary, one reader said that he was waiting for "Harry Potter" film stars Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson to issue an apology to Rowling, adding that he felt "safe in the knowledge" that Rowling would forgive them.

Rowling did not confirm her fan's suspicions.

"Not safe, I'm afraid," Rowling replied. "Celebs who cosied up to a movement intent on eroding women's hard-won rights and who used their platforms to cheer on the transitioning of minors can save their apologies for traumatised detransitioners and vulnerable women reliant on single sex spaces."

@StAustellAdam Not safe, I'm afraid. Celebs who cosied up to a movement intent on eroding women's hard-won rights and who used their platforms to cheer on the transitioning of minors can save their apologies for traumatised detransitioners and vulnerable women reliant on single sex spaces.
— (@)

When Rowling began questioning gender theory, actor Radcliffe provided a response through the Trevor Project, an organization that provides "crisis intervention and suicide prevention services" to LGBTQ youth.

"Transgender women are women," Radcliffe wrote. "Any statement to the contrary erases the identity and dignity of transgender people and goes against all advice given by professional health care associations who have far more expertise on this subject matter."

Similarly, actress Watson said in 2020 that "trans people are who they say they are," while noting that she donated to an organization called Mermaids.

As reported by the Daily Mail, that same organization later had a trustee quit after it emerged that he had spoken at a conference hosted by an organization that promotes services to pedophiles.

"We've now learned that Mermaids appointed a paedophilia apologist as Trustee and that their online moderator encouraged kids to move onto a platform notorious for sexual exploitation," Rowling said in 2022.

I want my trans followers to know that I and so many other people around the world see you, respect you and love you for who you are.
— (@)

In her 2024 thread, Rowling asked why continuous proponents of child gender transitions are still riding "the bandwagon."

"Even if you don't feel ashamed of cheerleading for what now looks like severe medical malpractice, even if you don't want to accept that you might have been wrong, where's your sense of self-preservation? The bandwagon you hopped on so gladly is hurtling towards a cliff," the author continued.

The fiction writer concluded by saying that the consequences of child transitioning will "play out for decades" and said that young people have been "experimented on" and have been left "infertile and in pain."

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JK Rowling BOLDLY challenged Scotland's new Hate Crime Act: 'I look forward to being arrested'

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Scotland is not a promising place to live if you value free speech.

The country just passed the Hate Crime and Public Order Act, which makes it a criminal offense to stir up hatred with threatening or abusive behavior on the basis of characteristics including age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, and transgender identity.

One famous author took it upon herself to test the new act, daring the Scottish government to arrest her for violating its new laws against “hate speech.”

“The new legislation is wide open to abuse by activists who wish to silence those of us speaking out about the dangers of eliminating women’s and girl’s single sex spaces, the grotesque unfairness of allowing males to compete in female sports, and the reality and immutability of biological sex,” J.K. Rowling tweeted on X.

She ended her tweet with a challenge.

“If what I’ve written here qualifies as an offense under the terms of the new act, I look forward to being arrested when I return to the birthplace of the Scottish Enlightenment,” she wrote.

Her tweets have been declared as not criminal by the Scottish police, so she has promised to keep a lookout for other non-famous individuals being punished for the same expression of free speech.

Glenn Beck is impressed.

“What J.K. Rowling is experiencing is a window into what they’re trying to do here, but she’s not backing down,” Glenn says, before quoting a line from one of her "Harry Potter" novels that he believes should be applied here.

“Have you any idea how much tyrants fear the people they oppress? All of them realize that one day, amongst their many victims, there is sure to be one who rises against them and strikes back.”


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J.K. Rowling Dares Scottish Police To Arrest Her For Breaking Law That Makes It A ‘Hate Crime’ To Call A Man A Man

The famed author of the Harry Potter series dared Scottish authorities to arrest her after a new vague "hate crime" law went into effect.

'I'm legally a woman': Transgender broadcaster calls police on JK Rowling for calling him a man

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A broadcaster in the United Kingdom has reported celebrated author J.K. Rowling to the police for misgendering him on social media, saying Rowling violated multiple portions of the region's hate speech laws.

The broadcaster, India Willoughby, portrays himself as a woman and describes himself as the "World’s 1st Trans Newsreader," a "21st Century Suffragette," and "Indisputably Female."

Rowling responded to a video of Willoughby with an X user asking if the "lady should use the men's locker room," to which she replied "you've sent me the wrong video. There isn't a lady in this one, just a man reveling in his misogynistic performance of what he thinks 'woman' means: narcissistic, shallow and exhibitionist."

In response to another user asking how a person who became a woman could become a misogynist, Rowling stated that Willoughby "didn't become a woman."

"India is cosplaying a misogynistic male fantasy of what a woman is," Rowling explained.

The comments stemmed from responses to Rowling saying that "accurately sexing trans-identified men who send misogynistic abuse to women is not discrimination."

Accurately sexing trans-identified men who send misogynistic abuse to women is not discrimination. 'Man' is not a slur. I know a lot of you think the UN should intervene whenever women bruise your egos, but there is no human right to universal validation.
— (@)

Two days later, Willoughby appeared in an interview with outlet ByLine TV and expressed that he felt Rowling had most certainly committed a crime.

"J.K. Rowling's definitely committed a crime," the broadcaster declared. "I'm legally a woman. She knows I'm a woman, and she calls me a man. It's a protected characteristic, and that is a breach of both the Equalities Act and the Gender Recognition Act," he continued.

"Calling a trans person a man, deliberately knowing that that person is a woman — and I am a woman regardless of what J.K. Rowling says ... my birth certificate says female, my passport, all my documents, I am legally recognized as a woman, and for J.K. Rowling to deliberately, and that is the key word, misgender me knowing who I am, is grossly offensive."

Rowling responded to the comments and stated that lawyers had previously advised her that she had a "clearly winnable case" against the broadcaster in terms of defamation. "India's obsessive targeting of me over the past few years may meet the legal threshold for harassment," Rowling added.

"I ignored this advice because I couldn't be bothered giving India the publicity he so clearly craves," Rowling continued, before posting evidence of Willoughby's statements that she said consisted of "homophobia, racism," and inhumane stances on immigration.

EXCLUSIVE \ud83d\udea8\ud83d\udea8\ud83d\udea8\n\n@IndiaWilloughby has called the police and reported @jk_rowling for an alleged hate crime for misgendering her.\n\nThis could lead to Rowling\u2019s arrest.
— (@)

British police confirmed that they indeed had received a complaint, Reuters reported. Northumbria Police said that they had been sent a "complaint about a post on social media" and added that they are "currently awaiting to speak to the complainant further."

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Transgender News Anchor Calls Cops On J.K. Rowling For ‘Misgendering’: REPORT

Willoughby said that the Harry Potter author had "definitely committed a crime"

Check out what Joe Rogan and Aaron Rodgers had to say about the media’s blistering attacks

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Joe Rogan and Aaron Rodgers are no strangers to controversy. The fact that these two have dared to share thoughts contrary to those promoted by the radical left have resulted in both men being crucified by the liberal-owned media.

But that hasn’t stopped either of them from fighting the woke mind virus. Dave Rubin is encouraged by Rogan and Rodgers’ willingness to share their red-pilling experiences because it’s people like them who are encouraging others to “wake up.”

A couple of days ago, Rodgers, who the media has painted as a “conspiracy theorist” and a “racist,” was invited on “The Joe Rogan Experience” again to discuss Big Pharma’s iron grip on the narrative.

“They are f***ing controlling the message,” Rodgers said, adding that “the alphabet companies,” such as the CDC and the NIH, “have been lying and misleading the public for so long.”

Rodgers explained that the reason people, including himself and Rogan, get “slaughtered by the media” for speaking out or even questioning the narrative is because it’s Big Pharma “who’s paying [the media].”

“It’s corporate controlled,” agreed Rogan, and “it's not beneficial to the greater good of society.”

Dave remembers how, during the height of the pandemic, “they'd be covering COVID on NBC News, CNN, ABC, etc. and then they'd cut to commercial – ‘Brought to you by Pfizer.”

“Oh really? So you're taking money from the very people who you are supposed to be objectively talking about and criticizing where criticism is due?” he scoffs.

CNN specifically went to great lengths to villainize Rogan for his position on COVID. Dave plays an old clip from CNN of Rogan explaining how he used “ivermectin” and other tried-and-true medications to treat COVID next to the original clip Rogan posted himself.

In CNN’s version, Rogan’s face is a sickly shade of greenish-gray, whereas in the original clip, his coloring is completely normal.

“At the exact same time as all of this was unfolding, suddenly for two weeks the entire mainstream media was calling Joe Rogan racist because they unearthed videos of him saying the n-word even though he was not saying it in a racist way; he was saying it to mock the people who actually are racist,” Dave recounts, clearly showing the media’s obvious motivation to de-platform and defame Rogan for being a nonconformist.

On the subject of motivation, Rodgers had something to say about what fuels companies like CNN and people like Jimmy Kimmel, who also blasted Rogan on his show for taking “horse goo” instead of getting vaccinated.

“I lost friends, allies in the media [and] millions of dollars in sponsorship because I talked about what worked for me, my own beliefs, and my own health reasons [behind] why I didn't get vaccinated,” Rodgers explained.

“They vilified all early treatments,” including widely used ivermectin — a Nobel Prize-winning drug — because if they hadn’t, they wouldn’t have gotten “the [user acquisition].”

“The point of all this,” says Dave, “is that when you stand up, there is going to be a cost.”

Luckily, “the truth does work over time.”


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'Dreadful news, which I feel duty bound to share': JK Rowling mocks people agitating for boycott of 'Harry Potter' television series

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Author J.K. Rowling of "Harry Potter" fame appeared to poke fun at those who would agitate for a boycott of an upcoming television series based on the books.

"Dreadful news, which I feel duty bound to share. Activists in my mentions are trying to organise yet another boycott of my work, this time of the Harry Potter TV show. As forewarned is forearmed, I've taken the precaution of laying in a large stock of champagne," Rowling tweeted. In another tweet she noted, "I actually don't like champagne much."

\u201cDreadful news, which I feel duty bound to share. Activists in my mentions are trying to organise yet another boycott of my work, this time of the Harry Potter TV show. As forewarned is forearmed, I've taken the precaution of laying in a large stock of champagne.\u201d
— J.K. Rowling (@J.K. Rowling) 1682100258

A "Harry Potter" television series is slated to be created and eventually made available on Warner Bros. Discovery's upcoming streaming service called Max. Rowling "will serve as executive producer," according to a press release.

"Max's commitment to preserving the integrity of my books is important to me, and I'm looking forward to being part of this new adaptation which will allow for a degree of depth and detail only afforded by a long form television series," Rowling said, according to a press release about the series.

Rowling has been a target of the of the proponents of radical leftist gender ideology.

"I'm concerned about the huge explosion in young women wishing to transition and also about the increasing numbers who seem to be detransitioning (returning to their original sex), because they regret taking steps that have, in some cases, altered their bodies irrevocably, and taken away their fertility," Rowling wrote in a 2020 essay.

"So I want trans women to be safe. At the same time, I do not want to make natal girls and women less safe. When you throw open the doors of bathrooms and changing rooms to any man who believes or feels he’s a woman ... then you open the door to any and all men who wish to come inside," she wrote.

Discussing a "Harry Potter" video game, freelance journalist Katelyn Burns has claimed that by playing the game, people would be "boosting the profile and bottom line of the Potterverse, and therefore helping to endanger the lives of trans people. I'm not saying you have to or even should boycott the game. It's a free country, you can do what you want. But your trans friends will definitely notice you playing the game and readjust their trust levels with you accordingly," Burns wrote.

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