JK Rowling recently opened up about the backlash she’s faced for her views on gender and trans rights.
Speaking on the latest episode of the podcast The Magical Trials of JK Rowling On March 14 Harry Potter The author said: “When I was first intrigued and then deeply disturbed, I saw it as a cultural movement that was illiberal in its methods and dubious in its ideas.”
The writer continued: “I knew for sure that if I spoke, many people who love my books would be very grateful to me.”
“I knew this because I saw that they believed in these books to live the values that I espoused. All I can say is that they believe that their subordinates are fighting for difference and justice. I thought it was easier not to do it,” Rowling explained.
Expressing her concerns, the author noted: “I knew it could be really bad and it was bad for me personally, it wasn’t fun, I sometimes feared for my safety and mostly for my family. security”.
“Time will tell if I was wrong,” Rowling said.
“I can say that I have thought long and hard about this, and I have listened to the other side, I promise, and I fully believe that there is something dangerous about this movement and that it should be. caused controversy,” he concluded.