JK Rowling

Article image
Labour must discuss gender with ‘respect’, says Keir Starmer
Rosie Duffield had said she felt ostracised by the party because of her views on gender reforms

Caroline Davies

23, Jan, 2023 @6:38 PM

Article image
JK Rowling launches support centre for female victims of sexual violence
Beira’s Place will add to Edinburgh’s existing rape crisis centre, which is run by a trans woman

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

12, Dec, 2022 @4:21 PM

Article image
Strike: Troubled Blood review – the show’s real hook: will Robin and Strike finally get together?
Never mind the murder investigation: the will-they won’t-they relationship between the two detectives is the beating heart of this Robert Galbraith (AKA JK Rowling) adaptation

Jack Seale

11, Dec, 2022 @10:00 PM

Article image
‘It’s horrendous’: Helena Bonham Carter defends JK Rowling and Johnny Depp
Speaking in an interview with the Times, Bonham Carter said she felt that Rowling had ‘been hounded’ for her opinions and the actor had been ‘completely vindicated’

Catherine Shoard

28, Nov, 2022 @1:00 PM

Article image
Joanne Harris sees off vote to oust her from Society of Authors role
Novelist said ‘rationality has prevailed’ after resolution to unseat her as chair was comprehensively defeated

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent and Harry Taylor

17, Nov, 2022 @8:07 PM

Article image
Ralph Fiennes defends JK Rowling saying abuse she receives is ‘disgusting’
Actor condemns attacks directed at the Harry Potter author since she spoke out about gender identity and trans rights

Andrew Pulver

25, Oct, 2022 @12:12 PM

Article image
Poison pens: leading writers call for overhaul of UK’s Society of Authors
Literary world riven by conflict as trade union is accused of inappropriately taking sides in culture war

Vanessa Thorpe Arts & media correspondent

21, Aug, 2022 @9:00 AM

Article image
Society of Authors responds to calls for Joanne Harris to step down as committee chair
The writers’ union has clarified its position on free speech following accusations that the Chocolat author made a ‘sideswipe’ at JK Rowling

Sarah Shaffi and Lucy Knight

17, Aug, 2022 @5:17 PM

Article image
Police investigate threat to JK Rowling over Salman Rushdie tweet
Officers carrying out inquiries after message to author who voiced support for Rushdie following stabbing

Mark Brown

14, Aug, 2022 @12:29 PM

Article image
Quidditch changes name to quadball after JK Rowling’s trans statements
Quidditch, a sport that was created for the fictional world of Harry Potter before spreading to US college campuses, is changing its name to quadball

Guardian sport

20, Jul, 2022 @2:11 PM

Article image
Allison Bailey case is a microcosm of the wider debate about transgender rights
Barrister’s unlawful discrimination case sees levels of engagement rare for an employment tribunal

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

19, Jun, 2022 @8:07 PM

Article image
‘There was practically a riot at King’s Cross’: an oral history of Harry Potter at 25
Secrecy, stunts and subterfuge: publishers and collaborators reveal the magic that went into creating a children’s classic 25 years ago

Lisa Allardice

18, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

1 / 95 pages