J.K. Rowling sparked a new trance war of words twitter Last night with singer-songwriter Billy Bragg, she argued that “bearded men” define what it means to be a woman, and that he ” [his] Support behind rape and death threats”.
Bragg, 64, retweeted a video of the interview and said Norton was “really good” about Cancel Culture and JK Rowling.
The author, 57, saw the tweet and attacked the singer, writing, “A bearded man steps into a soapbox with confidence, defines what a woman is, and is behind rape and death threats.” I enjoy throwing my support out there,” he said.
But Bragg didn’t define what it means to be a woman in her first tweet, and instead of citing a celebrity’s point of view, she discusses transgender issues with parents of transgender children, doctors and psychologists. I supported Mr. Norton’s suggestion that we should.
Ms Rowling, who was recently embroiled in a dispute with Nicola Sturgeon over laws supporting the self-identification of transgender people in Scotland, appeared to suggest that both Mr Norton and Mr Bragg were “misogynists”. Afterwards, she received widespread backlash from social media users. She provided no evidence.
In an interview with Norton, the TV host claimed it was “canceled” but still had a large platform, writing articles and being interviewed about the issue. blamed the people.
He added that “culture cancellation” is the “wrong word” and should instead be replaced with “accountability” for what people say.
This follows a bitter dispute with Nicola Sturgeon over laws supporting the self-identification of transgender people in Scotland.
J.K. Rowling “A recent spate of bearded men stepping into a soap box with confidence, defining what it means to be a woman, and throwing support behind rape and death threats to those who dare to disagree.” I really enjoy the
Billy Bragg, 64, tweeted in support of Graham Norton’s comments, adding that he answered questions well about JK Rowling.
Interviewers questioned Norton about J.K. Rowling, especially in light of his comments.
He declined to comment on her stance on transgender issues, but said, “When asked about it, I become a part of it.
“My voice doesn’t add anything to the debate, and I’m a little embarrassed that I’ve been drawn into it in some way.
“If people want to shed light on these issues, talk to trans people. Talk to parents, doctors, scientists of trans children.
“Talk to someone who can illuminate it in some way.”
Sharing the interview with his followers, Bragg said: Amplify celebrity takes.
But Rowling quickly fought back, saying, “Recently, a bearded man stepped into a soap box with confidence, defined what it was to be a woman, and threatened to rape or kill anyone who dared not agree.” I really enjoy throwing my support behind the
“You may scoff, but it takes real courage to come out as an Old Testament prophet.”
She also appeared to take a veiled swipe, claiming both Mr. Norton and Mr. Bragg were misogynists, saying, “I like beards. When they’re obsessed with misogyny, i don’t like them
Bragg later replied to her tweet, stating: Check Notes * Support for rape and death threats.
Her comments about misogyny quickly sparked a backlash on social media, with countless social media users amid Norton’s urging people to discuss transgender issues with experts and those affected. , questioned how it exhibited such behavior.
Singer Simon Curtis said, “Graham Norton is a misogynist who says the media should get comments from experts rather than asking for clickbait celebrity quotes. And The Handmaid’s Tale.” Is Matt Walsh, a living parody of villains, your new friend?
“What have you become?”
The second was that the author “lost the plot”.
J.K. Rowling has sparked multiple controversies over her views on transgender rights in recent years, and has received death threats and rape threats from people who disagree with her.
This follows another recent high-profile commotion in which Mr. Rowling went to war with Scottish Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
Ms. Rowling branded her a “destroyer of women’s rights” – she wore a T-shirt based on it – and today Ms. Sturgeon says the author is not a “real feminist” and that she He has accelerated the controversy by suggesting that this is the case.
The author took action when she lent her support to campaigners who gathered outside the Scottish Parliament to protest the controversial gender reforms of the decentralized government enshrined in the Gender Awareness Reform (Scotland) Bill. I woke up
But Sturgeon said, “Abusive men are dangerous to women, and that’s what we should focus on.
“We should not seek to further stigmatize and discriminate against a very small group of society that is already one of the most stigmatized groups in society.
“There are so many real threats against women today, from physical attacks and attacks of sexual violence to the abolition of abortion and reproductive rights facing women in Iranian countries.
“The threat to women in our society today is not from trans women, it is from abusive men, from legislators who seek to take away our rights, and that is what we are focusing on. should be applied.”
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