JK Rowling denies ever saying ‘there are only two genders’ — Analysis

The author of Harry Potter argued that words “sex” and “gender” cannot be used interchangeably, wading into the public trans debate once again

JK Rowling is known for being controversial due to her views on gender issues. She has attempted again to clarify her opinions on the topic, insisting that there is an obvious difference between biology, personal identity, and biology.

Response to an earlier article entitled “Poll: Most Americans Agree With JK Rowling, There are Only Two Genders,”The writer took to Twitter Wednesday to contest the article’s premise. She claimed that the author was not referring to only the two genders of male and female but rather to both sexes.

“Small but important point: I’ve never said there are only two genders. There are innumerable gender identities,”Rowling added that Rowling had not said anything. “At the core of the debate is the question of whether or not sex and gender identity should determine the basis for decisions regarding safeguarding, provision and use of services.”

CNSNews is a conservative-leaning website. The article cites a Rasmussen poll showing that 75% of Americans are in agreement with the report. “there are only two genders.”Rowling believed that Rowling made the same mistake as her critics, suggesting that Rowling was wrong to suggest that Rowling wrote that piece. “Using the words ‘sex’ and ‘gender’ interchangeably obscures the central issue of this debate.”

She also suggested readers go to her June 2020 essay, which summarizes her. “reasons for speaking out on sex and gender issues”She explains why the concepts should be treated differently in law, and other reasons.  

Rowling was made a big deal by the lengthy 3600 word article. This came as a response to backlash to Rowling’s post of December 2019, which was criticized for not supporting a woman she lost her job because of. “transphobic” tweets. 

J.K. Rowling slams the doxxing of her address

Rowling pointed out that Rowling received a number of letters at the time Rowling published her essay. “accusations and threats from trans activists”Online, and they have continued to be used more than one year later. Her personal address was published on Twitter by her last month. “three activist actors,”Who shared photographs of her Scotland house.

“Perhaps – and I’m just throwing this out there – the best way to prove your movement isn’t a threat to women, is to stop stalking, harassing and threatening us,”Rowling stated after the incident.

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