“My primary worry is the risks to vulnerable women. As everyone knows, I’m no longer reliant on communal facilities, nor am I likely to be imprisoned or need a women’s refuge any time soon. I’m not arguing for the privileged, but the powerless”, explained JK Rowling after defending her recent online remarks, which actors and agencies had claimed were “hateful” and “cruel” towards transgender people
The world’s bestselling author has turned from hero to villain faster than the tap of a wand, or the posting of a tweet. In defending the existence of biological womanhood JK Rowling ignited condemnation from a multitude.