JK Rowling Will Not Be Canceled

Witch refuses to burn

When the world’s most famous fantasy fiction writer calls out your magical thinking, what do you do? Cancel them, of course. But what if they refuse to be canceled?

Author JK Rowling remains undamaged by cancel culture months after tweeting her support of Maya Forstater, a British woman who lost her job for saying that biological sex is real.

Rowling has not apologized. Instead, she had the nerve to return to Twitter and continue as if nothing had happened. This has made the gender gendarmerie very cross.

After all, if one celebrity can get away with “transphobia,” then all of them will want to! From there, it’s a slippery slope straight into transgender genocide, you know.

Never fear, however. Pink News is watching her like a hawk, carefully noting every time Rowling “likes” a tweet containing gender thoughtcrime.

For instance, Pink News has decided that this one is hate speech because it “misgenders” Alex Drummond by calling him a man. Drummond “has become a point of fixation for transphobic activists online because she has a beard,” writer Nick Duffy complains.

At Queerty, David Reddish has virtually the same complaint.

I don’t think these outlets and their Twitter brigade understand that they are being trolled here.

Most people see a man when they look at Drummond. Truth be told, even people who perform the cognitive gymnastics needed to praise “her stunning bravery” know that Drummond is a man, though they may never admit it.

Rowling has given the pronoun police a chance to look ridiculous to everyone who isn’t part of their cult, and they have taken the bait.

About the author

Former progressive activist declared heretic by his former movement for refusing to believe that "woman" is a costume or a feeling and recognizing male pattern behavior as male even when it wears lipstick and high heels. Just because you hate something I say does not make it hate speech.
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