JK Rowling has been criticized on social media for her stance on women’s rights, and has been targeted by activists who have accused her of making comments about women. through the air
JK Rowling has been heavily criticized after her Harry Potter play sent a message celebrating Pride Month.
The official Harry Potter and Cursed Child Twitter account – now showing on Broadway in New York and in San Francisco – posted a message on Monday to mark the start of LGBTQ rights celebrations + every year.
“Happy Pride Month from everyone at #CursedChild!” the post read, along with an image of the Progress Pride flag, including the Trans Pride flag colors.
However, the producer of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’s West End did not tweet about Pride Month, and JK Rowling has yet to be reached for comment.
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The best-selling author has been criticized by activists for her allegedly misleading comments, when she openly spoke about women’s rights and angered many with her views on sexuality and gender. .
“I would assume that the cast and production staff meant this and as a middle finger to her that should not be named,” one Harry potter fan tweeted.
“Does that include @jk_rowling? Is she part of ‘everyone’? ” another wrote.
“Posting this will infuriate JKR,” one person suggested.
While one fan opened fire: “This… This is the definition of rainbow capitalism.”
Actor Anthony Rapp called the tweet “cowardice masquerading as an ally,” and asked the producer to donate to transgender organizations.
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“The last thing in the virtue signal. The show’s producers have yet to publicly condemn the playwright’s monstrous words and actions and monstrous violence. Will they donate and amplify transformation rights organizations? ” he tweeted.
“Donate every bit of profit you make this month to empowering charities to fight the harm JK has done, otherwise it makes no sense,” suggested another. .
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