Judging J.K. Rowling

Law & Liberty
June 15, 2023

Rachel Lu in Law & Liberty reflects on progressives’ reaction to J.K. Rowling’s opposition to the transgender movement’s campaign to erase womanhood. Millennial fans felt tricked but, Lu argues, Rowling’s storytelling is grounded in a universal human nature that runs throughout the Harry Potter series. If Lu is right, Rowling’s collision with an ideology requiring a belief that literally everything is a fluid construct was almost inevitable.

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