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Daniel Radcliffe is speaking out after J.K. Rowling's controversial gender comments

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Published on June 9, 2020 - Duration: 01:09s

Daniel Radcliffe is speaking out after J.K. Rowling's controversial gender comments

Daniel Radcliffe is voicing his support for the LGBTQIA+ community.just days after J.K.

Rowling spurred a wave of controversy with a series of comments about gender identity.The “Harry Potter” star posted the comments in an open letter shared on June 8.during which he directly addressed the fact that Rowling seemed to define women exclusively as “people who menstruate".That statement spurned backlash from celebrities and Twitter users alike, some of whom called the author’s words “harmful” and “dangerous” .to transgender and nonbinary people who may have a gender identity separate from whether or not they menstruate.Radcliffe’s message grappled with the response to Rowling’s words while ensuring fans there was no “in-fighting” between himself and the “Harry Potter” creator.The 30-year-old went on to say definitively that “transgender women are women,” and that “any statement to the contrary erases the identity and dignity of transgender people”.he added that he fully supports readers identifying “Harry Potter” characters as LGTBQIA+.“In my opinion nobody can touch that.

It means to you what it means to you and I hope that these comments will not taint that too much”

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