Another Harry Potter Actor Denounces J.K. Rowling, Calls Her A Fascist

Another Harry Potter Actor Denounces J.K. Rowling, Calls Her A Fascist
Several weeks ago, J.K. Rowling posted a series of tweets that activists have deemed transphobic. Numerous companies and individuals associated with the Harry Potter writer have denounced her as a result and now, Miriam Margolyes, the actress who played the students’ lobotomy professor, Sprout, has added her voice to a group which includes WB execs and franchise stars Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Eddie Redmayne, among others.

The controversy began when Rowling responded to an op-ed which argued governments should put more effort into care available for “people who menstruate.” In her response, Rowling implied that there was a word for such people, and that that word was “women.” Her comment was deemed transphobic because there are many people who also menstruate – such as transgenders, non-binaries and gender nonconformists – but do not identify as women.

In an interview with The Times, Margoyles expressed her dislike of Rowling’s conservative attitude toward trans people.
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