The just-released audio documentary ‘The Witch Trials of J.K. Rowling’ explores the debate surrounding one of the world’s most successful authors and her controversial views on gender and sex.
Authors are not obligated to create diversified characters. However, if a story involves racially and culturally diverse characters, authenticity should matter.
Rereading the book now means finding new ways of identifying with the characters, especially in the seventh book, where Harry finds himself struggling with isolation.
As many move to denounce Rowling over her politics, a whole fandom full of fanfiction writers grapple with the fallout.
A response to J.K. Rowling's essay where she defended her right to speak about trans issues.
Stashed carefully beneath copies of 'Hindu Rashtra Darshan' and 'Deceiving Voters 101' would be a yellowed and well-thumbed copy of 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' – highlighted pages and all.