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J.K. Rowling Slams Men 'Policing' Women's Trans Comments

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Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has continued the debate surrounding recent comments by singer Macy Gray regarding trans women, slamming men who she said are "policing" women's speech.Last week, Gray made controversial comments regarding the definition of a woman, something which Rowling has also been accused of in the past.

During an interview with Piers Morgan, Gray said, "And I will say this, and everybody's gonna hate me, but as a woman, just because you go change your parts doesn't make you a woman.

Sorry."Gray apologized for her comments during an appearance on NBC's Today Show. ""I said some things that didn't go over well, but my intention was never to hurt anybody.

I feel bad that I did hurt some people," she said.Gray was getting criticized and verbally abused for changing her mind by people on Twitter, which prompted Rowling to leap to her defense.Comparing Gray's online abuse to her own experiences, Rowling wrote on Sunday, "Endless death and rape threats, threats of loss of livelihood, employers targeted, physical harassment, family address posted online with picture of bomb-making manual aren't 'mean comments'." She continued, "If you don't yet understand what happens to women who stand up on this issue, back off."Endless death and rape threats, threats of loss of livelihood, employers targeted, physical harassment, family address posted online with picture of bomb-making manual aren't 'mean comments'.

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