JK Rowling: "I have received so many death threats that I could wallpaper my house with them"

JK Rowling: "I have received so many death threats that I could wallpaper my house with them" JK Rowling: "I have received so many death threats that I could wallpaper my house with them"

The writer of the well-known saga "Harry Potter" has denounced that three activists published photos in front of her house

J. K. Rowling, author of the saga «Harry Potter«, Has become the latest victim of Doxing, a form of online harassment that consists of publicly revealing personal information about a person that until then was unknown to the general public. The writer maintains that three activists photographed themselves in front of her home last Friday and later shared those images on social media.

The author has taken the opportunity to criticize the «intimidation campaigns»That she and other personalities have suffered for not defending transsexual women. «Last Friday, my family's address was posted on Twitter by three activist actors who took photos of themselves in front of our house, carefully positioning themselves to make sure our address was visible.«, Has denounced Rowling.

Erasing images

«I want to give a huge thank you to everyone who reported the image to @TwitterSupport. Your kindness and decency have made a huge difference to my family and to me. I would also like to thank @PoliceScotland for their support and help in this matter », has stated Rowling. "I implore the people who retweeted the image with the address still visible, even if they did so condemning the actions of these people, to delete it«.

She has made it clear that she is not the only one who «refuses to accept that the sociopolitical concept of gender identity should replace that of sex«. «In recent years, I have seen women in horror who have been targeted by intimidation campaigns«, Has underlined, in the thread. «I've received so many death threats that I could drench the house with them, and I haven't stopped talking", has added.

A full-fledged transphobic article

Last year we signed the Pact for Gender Equality in Colombia, an agreement that symbolizes the co-responsibility of around XNUMX organizations with the implementation of actions that contribute to reducing inequalities. Rowling was involved in a strong controversy after publishing an article entitled «Create a more equal world for menstruating people»In which he argued that certain women's rights were threatened by the activism of part of the trans community. His position was directly related to the new legislation - such as the Gender Recognition Act 2004 de United Kingdom- which, in their opinion, posed a great risk because they allow a person to change their gender in the eyes of the law without undergoing reassignment surgery or without taking hormone therapy. A full-fledged transphobic article

In short, the writer opposes eliminating the legal definition of sex and replacing it with that of gender. The reactions to that article were immediate and she considers that the leak of her personal address is just one more proof that women are really being threatened. The writer has closed the thread, citing the accounts that published the photographs and highlighting that «the best way to show that your movement is not a threat to women is to stop harassing and threatening us«.

Sources: CCMAEl MundoSER chain

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