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Daniel Radcliffe Opposes JK Rowling Over Transphobic Speeches; understand!

In a recent interview with IndieWireDaniel Radcliffe, who played the protagonist of the franchise Harry Potter between 2001 and 2011, spoke about her decision to take a stand against the transphobic lines of writer JK Rowling. The actor published an open letter on the website of the The Trevor Project in which she reflects on sexuality and emphasizes that transgender women are women.

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According to the artist, the need to position himself arose from his thoughts about fans. “When we finished [de filmar] Harry PotterI met so many queer and trans kids and young people who had a huge identification with my character,” he said.

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“And so, seeing them hurt that day, I wanted them to know that not everyone in the franchise felt that way. And that was very important,” added Radcliffe, further explaining that he worked with the The Trevor Project for ten years. The site served as a space for the actor to express himself against the transphobic lines of the author of Harry Potter.

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O The Trevor Project is a non-profit organization that focuses its efforts on preventing suicide in the LGBTQI+ community. “I don’t think I would have been able to look at myself in the mirror anymore if I hadn’t done anything about it,” she reflected.

Check out details of Daniel Radcliffe’s open letter

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The actor concluded his participation in the series Miracle Workers in 2021 after playing three separate roles. Your next project is Weird: The Al Yankovic Story, which premieres November 4 on The Roku Channel. In his open letter, Daniel Radcliffe spoke about the importance of respecting the identity and dignity of transgender people.

“To all the people who now feel that their experience with books [‘Harry Potter’] has been tarnished or diminished, I am deeply sorry for the pain these comments [feitos pela autora] caused you. I really hope you don’t entirely miss out on what was valuable in these stories.”

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The statements made by Rowling were published in June 2020 through her official Twitter account. At the time, she gave an opinion about gender identity and biological sex on the social network, causing a great deal of controversy.

Like Radcliffe, other members of the franchise’s cast also spoke out against the author, such as Tom Felton, who played Draco Malfoy.

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