Author JK Rowling has published a statement in which he admitted that in the past domestic violence and sexual harassment. Statement Rowling — a response to accusations of transphobia.
In a detailed statement posted on the website of the writer, she talks about the scandal in the center of which were in the last days.
the Writer criticize due tweet, in which she played a joke on encountered her definition of “people who are menstruating”.
“I’m sure for people was something word. Help me somebody — Sonsini? Zhenschiny? Jensciny?” — ironically the writer.
‘People who menstruate.’ I’m sure there used to be a word for those people. Someone help me out. Wumben? Wimpund? Woomud? br>
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Rowling’s Critics accused her of transphobia and unwillingness to accept that a transgender woman is a woman and a man — man.
In her statement, Rowling recounts how he studied transgender. She writes that she received in social media insults and threats, but wants to retain the right to speak on topics related to gender and gender identity.
“I wondered — not decided if to replace the floor myself if I was born 30 years later. The temptation to flee from femininity would be huge,” writes Rowling.
the Writer said that when I was a teenager, suffered from obsessive-compulsive disorder. And if it happened today, and she would have a support group on the Internet, then perhaps she would have found the strength to have a sex change — her father often said that he would prefer the boy.
in addition, Rowling says that have experienced domestic violence and sexual harassment:
Rowling said that the world today goes through “one of the most mitogenic periods in her memory,” and women, especially young ones, need protection due “permeated with the online pornography culture”, the reactions of individuals on feminism.
“Men of all political stripes seem to agree that women are asking for trouble. Worldwide, women say — shut up, sit down, and it will be worse” — says the writer.
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