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New Zealand Book Festival Cancels Harry Potter Event Because JK Rowling Is a TERF

Featherston Booktown Karukatea Festival 2021, a New Zealand book festival, has canceled its very popular Harry Potter quiz event over JK Rowling’s transphobia. The festival is being held from May 6–9 and boasts a number of interesting book-related events like “Journeys to Publication,” “Books and Reading in the Age of[…]

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Harry Potter Live Action TV Series Potentially in the Works… and We’re Over It

This week The Hollywood Reporter published an article with the following headline: “‘Harry Potter’ Live-Action TV Series in Early Development at HBO Max (Exclusive).” Although no details have been officially confirmed and we have yet to see any information coming out of HBO offices, “[s]ources tell The Hollywood Reporter that[…]

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Celebrities
Here Are All the ‘Harry Potter’ Stars Who Have Responded to JK Rowling’s Transphobia

JK Rowling took a hammer to our childhoods sometime in the past few years by exposing herself as a TERF (trans-exclusionary radical feminist), and has since decided Pride Month 2020 would be the perfect time to double down on her hateful comments. Facing backlash from a series of ignorant tweets,[…]

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Books
Read These Trans-Inclusive Fantasy Books to Help Get Over She Who Must Not Be Named

We’ve rounded up 7 trans-inclusive fantasy books that highlight queer people, several of which were written by trans authors.

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