J.K. Rowling Receives Backlash for Her Remarks About A Misgendered Killer  

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Following the revelation that judges have been instructed to refer to defendants by the pronouns they choose, J.K. Rowling has criticized a transgender cat killer who killed a stranger who was characterized as a woman.  

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Oxford Crown Court sentenced 26-year-old Scarlet Blake, who was born a man but considers herself a woman, to life in prison with a minimum of 24 years on Monday for the murder of an unknown person.   

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Blake was referred to as a woman in several media publications and during the trial.  

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Following Sky News's description of Blake as a woman, J.K. Rowling—who has been outspoken about her gender-critical thoughts and opinions on transgender issues—spoke out.  

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The Harry Potter author posted a video to Twitter and said, "I'm tired of this s---." There is no woman here. These #NotOurCrimes are these.  

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Blake, a transgender woman of 26 years old, was found guilty of murder in 2024 after it was claimed that she had struck and pushed a man in Oxford into the River Cherwell.  

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Four months had passed since she killed a cat and streamed it live, having been inspired by Netflix's Don't F*** With Cats.   

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The murderer who was found guilty was given a life sentence and will serve it in a men's prison, according to sources from the BBC.  

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Following the Scottish Prison Service's new criteria for transgender prisoners, which allow them to be admitted to female jails if they have no history of violence against women, Rowling has voiced worries about gender identity issues on X.  

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The Harry Potter author wrote, “The trans activist outrage that ensues on here whenever I share my belief that jailed women shouldn’t be used as validation tools or emotional support props for trans-identified male sex offenders is as revealing as it’s predictable." 

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