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How films like Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare promote nuanced dialogue on trans identities and rights
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How films like Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare promote nuanced dialogue on trans identities and rights

The tangible shift in the manner in which Bollywood is maturing in articulating issues pertaining to gender dysphoria, trans identities and struggles lends one hope that the public discourse will also catch up with the same

JK Rowling's latest novel, Troubled Blood, comes under fire for an allegedly transphobic plot
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JK Rowling's latest novel, Troubled Blood, comes under fire for an allegedly transphobic plot

Written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, it is the fifth of the author's Cormoran Strike detective series and revolves around the investigation into a cold case of a suspected transvestite serial killer.

For JK Rowling & Co, woke chickens of cancel culture have come home to roost
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For JK Rowling & Co, woke chickens of cancel culture have come home to roost

Recently, 150 writers artists and academics wrote an open letter arguing against ideological conformity amid a debate over so-called cancel culture — where prominent people face attack for sharing controversial opinions

Authors, intellectuals sign a letter backing worldwide anti-racism protests, lament rising intolerance
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Authors, intellectuals sign a letter backing worldwide anti-racism protests, lament rising intolerance

American linguist and activist Noam Chomsky, veteran women’s rights campaigner Gloria Steinem, authors JK Rowling and Salman Rushdie, and journalist Fareed Zakaria were among the signatories.

Following JK Rowling's essay, Harry Potter fan sites distance from author, reject transphobic beliefs
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Following JK Rowling's essay, Harry Potter fan sites distance from author, reject transphobic beliefs

Harry Potter fan websites The Leaky Cauldron and Mugglenet distance from author JK Rowling, using their platforms to 'counteract the harm she has caused'

Four authors quit JK Rowling's literary agency over company's refusal to support transgender rights
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Four authors quit JK Rowling's literary agency over company's refusal to support transgender rights

The resignation by the four authors comes in light of the renewed criticism that JK Rowling had garnered after she wrote an essay in an attempt to explain her views on the transgender community which had previously earned her tremendous backlash on social media.

End of reason: Why statue vandalism, thought policing and rise of a 'woke' religion signal decline of liberalism
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End of reason: Why statue vandalism, thought policing and rise of a 'woke' religion signal decline of liberalism

To a certain extent, this upheaval was due because the US never really got down to confront its racist past the way Germans did.

Rupert Grint speaks out against JK Rowling's controversial comments: 'I firmly stand stand with the trans community
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Rupert Grint speaks out against JK Rowling's controversial comments: 'I firmly stand stand with the trans community

Rupert Grint is the latest member of the Harry Potter family to respond to JK Rowling's recent comments on transgender individuals.

Reading JK Rowling’s tweets through the prism of Polish filmmaker Małgorzata Szumowska’s In the Name Of
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Reading JK Rowling’s tweets through the prism of Polish filmmaker Małgorzata Szumowska’s In the Name Of

Along with commenting on JK Rowling's 'transphobic tweets', watching Polish gay drama In The Name Of on MUBI India may give one a better perspective.

UK tabloid The Sun responds to criticism against article on JK Rowling's ex-husband; says it did not glorify domestic abuse
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UK tabloid The Sun responds to criticism against article on JK Rowling's ex-husband; says it did not glorify domestic abuse

The article around JK Rowling's ex-husband and the headline sparked outrage among campaigners who have long pushed the media to exercise care in reporting on domestic violence.

After Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Eddie Redmayne, Bonnie Wright condemn JK Rowling's controversial tweets
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After Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Eddie Redmayne, Bonnie Wright condemn JK Rowling's controversial tweets

Emma Watson and many others have spoken against JK Rowling's controversial tweets about the transgender community.

JK Rowling responds to criticism against her stance on trans issues; discloses past abuse, sexual assault
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JK Rowling responds to criticism against her stance on trans issues; discloses past abuse, sexual assault

In a 3,600-word essay, published on her website, JK Rowling explained in detail her research and beliefs on trans issues, and the concerns she has about how women’s rights and some young people’s lives were being impacted by some forms of trans activism.

Daniel Radcliffe responds to JK Rowling's tweets: 'Need to do more to support transgender, not invalidate their identities'
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Daniel Radcliffe responds to JK Rowling's tweets: 'Need to do more to support transgender, not invalidate their identities'

Daniel Radcliffe hoped JK Rowling's tweets would not "taint" the meaning of the Harry Potter books for fans.

As JK Rowling comes under fire for transphobic tweets, a disappointed fan finds she can no longer separate the art from the artist
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As JK Rowling comes under fire for transphobic tweets, a disappointed fan finds she can no longer separate the art from the artist

The messaging throughout the Harry Potter series now stands in stark contrast to JK Rowling’s opinions on trans issues and other subjects.

JK Rowling publishes first two chapters of her new children's book, The Ickabog
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JK Rowling publishes first two chapters of her new children's book, The Ickabog

Set in an imaginary land, The Ickabog is a stand-alone story “about truth and the abuse of power” for children from seven to nine years old and is unrelated to Rowling’s other books.

Daniel Radcliffe, Eddie Redmayne join hands to narrate Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone audio book on Spotify
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Daniel Radcliffe, Eddie Redmayne join hands to narrate Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone audio book on Spotify

Harry Potter creator JK Rowling is teaming up with music streamer Spotify to launch an audio recording of the series' debut book, The Sorcerer's Stone, the first chapter of which will be read by film franchise star Daniel Radcliffe

Coronavirus Outbreak: JK Rowling reveals she suffered from symptoms but has recovered now
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Coronavirus Outbreak: JK Rowling reveals she suffered from symptoms but has recovered now

JK Rowling thanked her fans for their concern and reassured that she has completely recovered from the coronavirus

Coronavirus Outbreak: JK Rowling launches Harry Potter at Home website, hopes it'll provide 'happy distraction'
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Coronavirus Outbreak: JK Rowling launches Harry Potter at Home website, hopes it'll provide 'happy distraction'

JK Rowling's Harry Potter At Home initiative features quizzes, games and other activities

Daniel Radcliffe says he will not play Harry Potter in Fantastic Beasts: Those films are doing just fine without us
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Daniel Radcliffe says he will not play Harry Potter in Fantastic Beasts: Those films are doing just fine without us

Daniel Radcliffe said that the Harry Potter spinoff films Fantastic Beasts have moved on from the original story and character.