JK Rowling Dismisses Trans Comments Backlash

JK Rowling has said she isn’t concerned about how the backlash to her position on transgender issues will affect her legacy.

She continued that anyone who thinks she is, has “profoundly” misunderstood her.

The ‘Harry Potter’ author has been called transphobic for her views on gender identity.

She has also questioned the allowance of trans women into women-only spaces.

Speaking in a new podcast, Rowling said she “never meant to upset anyone.

“However, I was not uncomfortable with getting off my pedestal”, she continued.

Rowling has attracted extensive criticism for a series of comments voicing concerns about how trans issues affect women’s rights.

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