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JK Rowling returns award over trans comments criticism

© Justin TALLIS British author JK Rowling has come under fire from some for her outspoken views on gender

August 29 (AFP) - "Harry Potter" creator JK Rowling said on Friday she would give back an award presented by the US Kennedy family after one of its members criticised her views on gender issues. The Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights organisation gave Rowling its Ripple of Hope honour last year. But the group's president, Kerry Kennedy, said this month ...

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Harry Potter star says ‘transgender women are women’ after J.K. Rowling tweets spark row

FILE PHOTO: Actor Daniel Radcliffe poses as he arrives at the WarnerMedia Upfront event in New York City, New York, U.S., May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Segar

London, June 10 (Reuters) - Daniel Radcliffe, who played the young wizarding hero in the Harry Potter films, has said “transgender women are women” after an outcry over tweets by author J.K. Rowling criticizing the use of the phrase “people who menstruate”. Rowling, 54, said women menstruated, prompting some people to respond that being a woman should not be defined ...

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