Currently in turmoil following remarks deemed transphobic, J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter saga, revealed having “survived domestic violence and sexual assault”.
It was in a blog post, published this Wednesday evening, that J.K. Rowling made some surprising and painful revelations about his past.
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The author of Harry Potter makes amazing revelations about her past
Accused of transphobia, she explains making these revelations to put her controversial comments into context. Daniel Radcliffe himself, the interpreter of Harry Potter, had defended transgender people against J.K. Rowling.
“I have a complex past.” does she reveal before confessing to having “survivor of domestic violence and sexual assault”…. A past she kept secret until then to protect her daughter from her first marriage. Having what she describes as an “abusive marriage”, she then remarried in 2001 to Neil Murray, a Scottish doctor whom she defines as “a very bad man”. “a really good man.”.
J.K. Rowling refuses to be transphobic…
According to him, this traumatic past “draws” his fears and opinions. However, she also takes the opportunity to reconsider her accusations and refuses to be a transphobic person: “I think the majority of people who identify themselves as trans not only pose no threat to others, but are vulnerable. They need and deserve protection.” she writes.