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JK Rowling's tweets on transgender people spark outrage

 


LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling is facing hefty backlash after she posted a series of tweets about transgender people.

Rowling drew outrage Saturday on Twitter when she criticized an opinion piece from Devex that used the phrase " people who menstruate."

"I'm sure there used to be a word for those people," the famous British author tweeted. "Someone help me out. Wumben? Wimpund? Woomud?"

She continued with another thread speaking about the concept of biological sex.

"If sex isn't real, there's no same-sex attraction," she tweeted. "If sex isn't real, the lived real...



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