JK Rowling

Author JK Rowling calls for end to “climate of fear” around discussing transgender issues.

Author JK Rowling told Good Housekeeping magazine that we must end the "climate of fear" around discussing transgender issues such as silencing those who regret their transitions. Rowling has been criticized for her vocal opposition to gender ideology but says she has many supporters too. "Many women are concerned about the challenges to their fundamental rights posed by certain aspects of gender identity ideology. I’ve had a huge postbag since speaking up on this issue and more than 90 per cent of the letters and emails have been supportive." Rowling told the magazine that the has received support from medical staff, social workers, workers in women's refuges, and members of the LGBT community but that many are afraid to speak up because of a climate of fear