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'I read, watch movies, listen to music... My life, as a trans woman, is very ordinary indeed'
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'I read, watch movies, listen to music... My life, as a trans woman, is very ordinary indeed'

Jun 12th 2020, 7:00 AM 29,021 Views 84 Comments

‘People out there will tell you being transgender is as simple as filling in a form. I can assure you that it is not,’ writes Aoife Martin.

JK Rowling publishes new blog post after controversial comments about transgender women
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JK Rowling publishes new blog post after controversial comments about transgender women

Jun 10th 2020, 10:49 PM 44,509 Views 123 Comments

The Harry Potter author wrote about aspects of her troubled past in a blog post.

JK Rowling criticised for tweets about transgender people
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JK Rowling criticised for tweets about transgender people

Jun 7th 2020, 12:03 PM 86,764 Views 143 Comments

On Twitter, Rowling mocked the use of the term ‘people who menstruate’.

JK Rowling announces new fairytale for children will be published free online
# The Ickabog
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# The Ickabog

JK Rowling announces new fairytale for children will be published free online

May 26th 2020, 11:01 PM 22,405 Views 24 Comments

The Harry Potter author said she wrote The Ickabog 10 years ago.

JK Rowling voices support for woman sacked after transgender tweets
# Maya Forstater
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# Maya Forstater

JK Rowling voices support for woman sacked after transgender tweets

Dec 20th 2019, 8:21 AM 43,706 Views 161 Comments

Maya Forstater lost her job after tweeting that she opposed proposals to reform the UK Gender Recognition Act.

JK Rowling sues her former personal assistant over alleged unauthorised shopping sprees
# Very Sirius
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# Very Sirius

JK Rowling sues her former personal assistant over alleged unauthorised shopping sprees

Nov 7th 2018, 10:37 PM 39,317 Views 8 Comments

The former assistant has denied the claims made by Rowling.

Kathy Griffin and J.K. Rowling were among those furious at a racist depiction of Serena Williams in a cartoon
# Serena Williams
# Serena Williams

Kathy Griffin and J.K. Rowling were among those furious at a racist depiction of Serena Williams in a cartoon

Sep 10th 2018, 8:06 PM 10,086 Views 5 Comments

Australian cartoonist shared the image on Twitter this morning.

JK Rowling shared this Irish artist's depiction of her as a chicken on Twitter
# Artistic Chicks
# Artistic Chicks

JK Rowling shared this Irish artist's depiction of her as a chicken on Twitter

Jun 14th 2018, 1:50 PM 3,028 Views 1 Comment

When asked if she liked the portrait she said that ‘like isn’t a strong enough word’

Ian McKellan expressed his disappointment that Dumbledore won't be 'explicitly gay' in the new Fantastic Beasts movie
# Fantastic Beasts
# Fantastic Beasts

Ian McKellan expressed his disappointment that Dumbledore won't be 'explicitly gay' in the new Fantastic Beasts movie

May 29th 2018, 2:38 PM 7,007 Views 0 Comments

JK Rowling revealed that Dumbledore was gay in 2007.

12 of the most emotional responses to the anniversary of Dobby the Elf's death today
# Remembering Dobby
# Remembering Dobby

12 of the most emotional responses to the anniversary of Dobby the Elf's death today

May 2nd 2018, 5:16 PM 6,074 Views 1 Comment

‘Here lies Dobby, A Free Elf.’

Fans are disappointed that J.K. Rowling isn't highlighting Dumbledore's sexuality in the new Fantastic Beasts movie
# Dumbledore
# Dumbledore

Fans are disappointed that J.K. Rowling isn't highlighting Dumbledore's sexuality in the new Fantastic Beasts movie

Feb 1st 2018, 7:40 AM 4,557 Views 7 Comments

Director David Yates said that Dumbledore won’t be “explicitly” gay in the upcoming film.

JK Rowling has defended Johnny Depp's casting in the Fantastic Beast films
# The Crimes Of Grindelwald
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# The Crimes Of Grindelwald

JK Rowling has defended Johnny Depp's casting in the Fantastic Beast films

Dec 7th 2017, 10:12 PM 24,123 Views 39 Comments

Fans are unhappy with Depp’s involvement due to the assault allegations made against him by his ex-wife Amber Heard.

JK Rowling has defended Johnny Depp's casting in the Fantastic Beast films
# The Crimes Of Grindelwald
# The Crimes Of Grindelwald

JK Rowling has defended Johnny Depp's casting in the Fantastic Beast films

Dec 7th 2017, 8:11 PM 4,129 Views 1 Comment

Fans are unhappy with Depp’s involvement due to the assault allegations made against him by his ex-wife Amber Heard.

Even J.K Rowling is fuming over Kevin Myer's offensive Sunday Times column
# Rowing In
# Rowing In

Even J.K Rowling is fuming over Kevin Myer's offensive Sunday Times column

Jul 31st 2017, 12:38 PM 10,668 Views 8 Comments

‘This filth was published in the Sunday Times’.

Poll: Have you read any of the Harry Potter books?
# Lunch Crunch
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# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Have you read any of the Harry Potter books?

Jul 20th 2017, 12:45 PM 18,969 Views 25 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Two new Harry Potter books to be published this year
# Flog-warts
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# Flog-warts

Two new Harry Potter books to be published this year

Jul 19th 2017, 10:03 PM 22,402 Views 24 Comments

The books expand on the universe of the Harry Potter series.

12 lovely memories you will have if you grew up with Harry Potter
# Mischief Managed
# Mischief Managed

12 lovely memories you will have if you grew up with Harry Potter

Jun 26th 2017, 6:56 PM 5,994 Views 5 Comments

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is 20 years old today. Can you believe it?

JK Rowling asked people to help a Dublin student find an important bag - and it worked
# PH PLEA
# PH PLEA

JK Rowling asked people to help a Dublin student find an important bag - and it worked

May 12th 2017, 4:20 PM 14,999 Views 12 Comments

Thank you, JK Rowling!

A Harry Potter prequel handwritten by JK Rowling has been stolen
# Home Burglary
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# Home Burglary

A Harry Potter prequel handwritten by JK Rowling has been stolen

May 12th 2017, 12:28 PM 14,552 Views 30 Comments

Author JK Rowling has appealed to Harry Potter fans and the public to help return it.

JK Rowling expertly trolled Piers Morgan... by sharing a lovely article he wrote about her in 2010
# Jk Trolling
# Jk Trolling

JK Rowling expertly trolled Piers Morgan... by sharing a lovely article he wrote about her in 2010

Feb 14th 2017, 6:36 PM 7,598 Views 2 Comments

“Just been sent this! Could the writer let me know who he is?” We see you, Joanne.

Piers Morgan has had a rough 24 hours of it...
# Pick Your Battles
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# Pick Your Battles

Piers Morgan has had a rough 24 hours of it...

Feb 11th 2017, 6:36 PM 66,575 Views 72 Comments

The controversial pundit has been fighting with JK Rowling and many more over Donald Trump.

JK Rowling would like fans to stop 'making plans' for her death, thanks very much
# Wands Aloft
# Wands Aloft

JK Rowling would like fans to stop 'making plans' for her death, thanks very much

Feb 8th 2017, 1:52 PM 6,085 Views 2 Comments

A meme detailing a future memorial for the author is being shared on Twitter. Bit grim, lads!

JK Rowling's running Twitter battle with Trump supporters has produced some gems
# Burn Unit
# Burn Unit

JK Rowling's running Twitter battle with Trump supporters has produced some gems

Feb 1st 2017, 8:06 AM 12,523 Views 10 Comments

“Unless you’re actually a hooded chihuahua, I’m pretty sure I win on the ‘not hiding’ front.”

Trump called out China today for its 'unpresidented' act in stealing a US drone
# Freudian Slip
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# Freudian Slip

Trump called out China today for its 'unpresidented' act in stealing a US drone

Dec 17th 2016, 2:51 PM 15,791 Views 103 Comments

It took Trump and his team 87 minutes to correct the spelling of his barbed tweet.

Ronnie O'Sullivan: I could be the new JK Rowling!
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Ronnie O'Sullivan: I could be the new JK Rowling!

Nov 15th 2016, 3:04 PM 7,100 Views 19 Comments

The snooker star compared himself to Harry Potter author while promoting his new novel.

JK Rowling sent a wonderful message to the funeral of one of the Orlando victims
# Orlando
# Orlando

JK Rowling sent a wonderful message to the funeral of one of the Orlando victims

Jun 19th 2016, 12:42 PM 5,744 Views 0 Comments

“To Luis, who died for love.”

JK Rowling had a brilliant response to being asked how she balanced writing and motherhood
# No Housework
# No Housework

JK Rowling had a brilliant response to being asked how she balanced writing and motherhood

May 22nd 2016, 3:58 PM 9,381 Views 0 Comments

Now *this* we can get behind.

JK Rowling just made the most touching gesture to a fan on Twitter
# Expecto Patronus
# Expecto Patronus

JK Rowling just made the most touching gesture to a fan on Twitter

May 11th 2016, 8:38 PM 7,285 Views 1 Comment

What a woman.

JK Rowling inspired a brilliant Twitter beef between two Scottish libraries
# Beef
# Beef

JK Rowling inspired a brilliant Twitter beef between two Scottish libraries

Mar 7th 2016, 6:18 PM 5,957 Views 0 Comments

Orkney vs. Shetland — whose side are you on?

JK Rowling responded to a hater on Twitter in the best way possible last night
# They See Me Rowlin'
# They See Me Rowlin'

JK Rowling responded to a hater on Twitter in the best way possible last night

Feb 18th 2016, 7:33 AM 8,305 Views 2 Comments

Well played, Joanne.

JK Rowling had some heartfelt words for a fan asking for help on Twitter
# In The Dumps
# In The Dumps

JK Rowling had some heartfelt words for a fan asking for help on Twitter

Feb 8th 2016, 11:52 AM 2,666 Views 0 Comments

Another reason to love her.

JK Rowling procrastinates just as much as us so everything is OK
# Distraction
# Distraction

JK Rowling procrastinates just as much as us so everything is OK

Jan 29th 2016, 9:00 AM 2,946 Views 0 Comments

Good to know.

JK Rowling thinks Donald Trump is worse than Voldemort
# You Know Who
# You Know Who

JK Rowling thinks Donald Trump is worse than Voldemort

Dec 8th 2015, 8:18 PM 3,811 Views 1 Comment

Is Trump really as nasty as He Who Must Not Be Named?

Somebody has used the pages of Harry Potter to build a perfect Hogwarts
# Dedication
# Dedication

Somebody has used the pages of Harry Potter to build a perfect Hogwarts

Oct 12th 2015, 1:45 PM 3,849 Views 2 Comments

And it’s thoroughly impressed the internet.

Fan of Harry Potter? You might need to plan a trip to Toronto
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# Canada

Fan of Harry Potter? You might need to plan a trip to Toronto

Sep 11th 2015, 10:28 PM 10,823 Views 15 Comments

You’ll be a home at this bar.

This Toronto bar has wonderful details only Harry Potter fans will appreciate
# Butterbeer
# Butterbeer

This Toronto bar has wonderful details only Harry Potter fans will appreciate

Sep 11th 2015, 5:46 PM 3,953 Views 2 Comments

Mischief managed.

Is it time JK Rowling stopped talking about Harry Potter?

Is it time JK Rowling stopped talking about Harry Potter?

Sep 10th 2015, 10:57 AM 4,731 Views 5 Comments

Saturation, or still exciting?

JK Rowling confirmed that Hogwarts is not a fee-paying school and the internet celebrated
# Magic
# Magic

JK Rowling confirmed that Hogwarts is not a fee-paying school and the internet celebrated

Jul 19th 2015, 2:01 PM 3,817 Views 2 Comments

A good education in Magic is free, apparently.

JK Rowling hit a Twitter user with an uber-painful burn after he suggested Serena Williams is "built like a man"
# Ouch
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# Ouch

JK Rowling hit a Twitter user with an uber-painful burn after he suggested Serena Williams is "built like a man"

Jul 12th 2015, 6:17 PM 39,308 Views 30 Comments

JK is not to be trifled with.

JK Rowling's perfect take-down of a Serena Williams hater is going viral
# Accio Burn
# Accio Burn

JK Rowling's perfect take-down of a Serena Williams hater is going viral

Jul 12th 2015, 9:53 AM 7,381 Views 2 Comments

She strikes again.

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