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J.K. Rowling Has Turned Transphobia Into a Celebrity Cause

And it only reveals the power she has to control the narrative

J.K. Rowling and Eddie Redmayne. Photo: Cindy Ord/Getty Images

One Sunday morning a few weeks ago, I woke up to an endless barrage of Twitter notifications. One of my tweets, “Women’s history belongs to trans women,” had already received over 400 responses. My tweet was part of a longer thread, where I had also typed the…

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