In the essay she shared in June, Rowling claimed that she may have considered transitioning to a man if the science had more available 30 years earlier.
Grint, in addition to co-stars Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson, was among those to criticise Rowling. “Trans ladies are females,” he wrote. “Trans men are men.”
King Princess also criticised the writer at the time, stating on Instagram: “Do you see that by talking you are refusing to listen to a group of individuals are being murdered, beaten, and left unprotected by the law everyday. Since I understand, and so numerous others know that you, as a white cisgender female, have had a lot more years of organized privilege and power than trans folks.
Talking to NME last year, Against Me!s Laura Jane Grace discussed Rowlings transphobic remarks. “When it boils down to it, youre a childrens book author and you do not have any premises to speak on the transgender experience due to the fact that you dont know anything about it,” she said.
” Separating cis women from trans women is precisely what allows this organized privilege/hierarchy to continue. So please ask yourself why you are talking, why you are disrupting this motion with your complicated words, and why, as a writer, you feel the requirement to assault a group of individuals who most likely continual your business for numerous years.”
” I do think its still crucial to stand up for what you think in, and for individuals and neighborhoods that need our assistance and love. Thats why I spoke up last year, I wanted to get some compassion out there.”
In a new interview, he informed the Times that he “wanted to get some generosity out there”. “Social media can begin conversations but if you put your viewpoints out there, you can get bombarded,” he stated.
Harry Potter star Rupert Grint has described why he spoke out against JK Rowlings transphobic comments in 2015.
J.K. Rowling. CREDIT: Rob Stothard/Getty Images
Grint, along with co-stars Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson, was amongst those to criticise Rowling. Speaking to NME last year, Against Me!s Laura Jane Grace spoke about Rowlings transphobic remarks.
The author mocked an article with the expression “people who menstruate” in its heading, suggesting that you can only be classified as a female if you menstruate. Days later on, she released a 3,000-word essay entitled JK Rowling Writes about Her Reasons for Speaking Out on Sex and Gender Issues.