Billy Bragg responds after J.Ok. Rowling accuses

Billy Bragg has responded to J.Ok. Rowling after the Harry Potter writer accused the musician of “misogyny” for voicing his assist of Graham Norton’s views on transgender rights.

Yesterday (October 13), Bragg shared a clip of Norton discussing ‘cancel tradition’ and trans rights on the latest Cheltenham Literature Pageant.

“Norton actually good right here on John Cleese, telling him that ‘cancel tradition’ is simply accountability, and JK Rowling, suggesting that the media discuss on to trans teenagers and their mother and father reasonably than merely amplifying the takes of a star,” Bragg wrote on Twitter to accompany the clip.

Rowling then replied to Bragg’s tweet: “Very a lot having fun with the latest spate of bearded males stepping confidently onto their soapboxes to outline what a girl is and throw their assist behind rape and demise threats to those that dare disagree. You might mock, however takes actual bravery to come back out as an Previous Testomony prophet.”

The musician stated in response that it was “laborious to consider something that higher illustrates Graham Norton’s level than the sight of somebody with 13.9m followers reacting to a name for a good listening to for trans teenagers and their mother and father by equating it to *checks notes* assist for rape and demise threats.”

That tweet noticed Rowling reply: “Arduous to consider something that higher illustrates misogyny than males complaining {that a} girl has a view on girl’s rights.”

Billy Bragg responds after J.Ok. Rowling accuses