Contributing writer for The Artifice.
Junior Contributor I
The Harry Potter Franchise as Separated from J.K. Rowlings Bias
Harry Potter is a beloved series all over the world, and whether you’ve seen it or not, everyone has heard of it. While the author J.K. Rowling has come into some heavy fire from the media for her transphobia and racial stereotyping over the past few years, the Harry Potter franchise still stands in our hearts. Can art be separated from the creator? Do benefits for transgender and racialized youth outweigh the original intentions of the author? What are the connotations of new creations set in the universe J.K. Rowling imagined? Should they be supported?