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J.K. Rowling Responds to Trans ‘Activist’ Filming Harry Potter Book Burning


Author J.K. Rowling responded to a video of a trans activist burning a copy of ‘Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.’

“A fireside reflection on fanning the flames of hate,” an ‘activist’ named Tess Hall posted with a video burning the Harry Potter book.

“I’ve just been reflecting on some of this hate we’ve been seeing of late,” Hall said.

“If we’re going to return to this sort of time where hate is involved, people marching the street against the existence of others,” Hall continued.

“We’ve got ‘Christo-fascists’…pulling LGBTQ books out of school libraries and off the shelves of K-Mart,” Hall said.

“It would be a good time to remind everyone if we’re going to be in the business of book burning, let’s make sure we’re burning the right books,” Hall added.

‘Burn the right books?’

That doesn’t exactly sound like ‘love & tolerance’ if you ask me.

Hall proceeded to burn the Harry Potter book.


“I love that you added ‘all rights reserved’, just in case people try and submit to the Academy Awards without your approval,” J.K. Rowling said in response to the video.

“Book burning is abit Nazi Esq isnt it? Also I never understood why people think they are owning other people when they burn stuff they’ve paid for themselves,” one Twitter user commented.

“Maybe they think they’re my horcruxes and I’m sitting here writhing in agony every time one goes up in flames,” Rowling replied.

The New York Post added context for what contributed to the Harry Potter book burning:

Embattled author JK Rowling slammed trans rights activists in New Zealand Saturday after several doused anti-trans campaigner Kellie-Jay Keen Minshull in tomato juice, according to local outlet RNZ.

Kellie-Jay Keen Minshull — also known as Posie Parker — was in Australia as a part of her controversial “Let women speak” tour when a protester rushed forward and doused the activist with red liquid.

Parker, 48, was then rushed by security forces to a waiting police car and fled the scene.

The “Harry Potter” author condemned the attacks as “repellent” in a series of tweets.

“There are multiple videos of Kellie-Jay being assaulted. Women have become used to lies, threats of violence and outright denial of reality, but if you imagine anyone feels ‘defeated’, think again,” tweeted the author. “Your men’s rights activists showed the world exactly who they are.”

Parker later tweeted that she was sorry for not being able to speak.

“The bravery of the New Zealand women and men who came to speak the truth shall not be forgotten,” tweeted Parker. “I was honored to be amongst you. I’m so sorry.”

Rowling, 57, later retweeted a picture from the London-based group “The Lesbian Project” that pro-trans activists were “chanting” and “shouting” because “lesbians are meeting without men present.”

“After the repellent scenes from New Zealand, in which a mob assaulted women speaking up for their rights, #TheLesbianProject is being intimidated and threatened in the UK, right now,” slammed the author.


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