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Daniel Radcliffe Responds To J.K. Rowling’s Controversial Remarks About Transgender Women

The well-known actor with the title role in ‘Harry Potter’ movies, Daniel Radcliffe responded with an open letter to the writer of the ‘Harry Potter’ series, J.K. Rowling after her controversial remarks about transgender women.

As known, J.K Rowling had been accused of being anti-trans with headline for an article: “Opinion: Creating a more equal post-COVID-19 world for people who menstruate.”

The “people who menstruate” phrase had got many negative reactions and J.K Rowling made it worse with the subsequent tweets she wrote.

Therewith, Daniel Radcliffe wrote an open letter on ‘The Trevor Project‘ website and apologized to fans in the name of Rowling. Radcliffe used the following statements:

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.”

The Woman in Black’ star continued:

“To all the people who now feel that their experience of the books has been tarnished or diminished, I am deeply sorry for the pain these comments have caused you. I really hope that you don’t entirely lose what was valuable in these stories to you. If these books taught you that love is the strongest force in the universe, capable of overcoming anything; if they taught you that strength is found in diversity, and that dogmatic ideas of pureness lead to the oppression of vulnerable groups; if you believe that a particular character is trans, nonbinary, or gender fluid, or that they are gay or bisexual; if you found anything in these stories that resonated with you and helped you at any time in your life — then that is between you and the book that you read, and it is sacred.”

The 30-year-old actor concluded his words as follows:

“And in my opinion nobody can touch that. It means to you what it means to you and I hope that these comments will not taint that too much.”

Here is the mentioned open letter.

 

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