Quidditch to change name after JK Rowling’s transphobic comments

In the “Harry Potter” saga conceived by the British novelist, the two real leagues of the game are looking to distance themselves from him after transphobic comments made on social networks.

US Quidditch and Major League Quidditch, the two real leagues in the game were conceived by JK Rowling in the saga harry potter, wants to change her name to distance herself from the British novelist following transphobic comments on the social network.

“Our sport has the reputation of being one of the most progressive in the world in terms of gender equality and inclusivity, due to its rule that a team can have no more than four players of the same gender on the pitch at the same time.” US Quidditch and Major League Quidditch said in a statement.

“Our two organizations believe it is necessary to live up to this reputation. This decision [de changer de nom] A step in the right direction is “add two leagues, which indicates that JK Rowling has been “increasingly chosen for her anti-trans positions in recent years”.

A few months to find a new name

The new name of the game is yet to be discovered. “The league will offer a series of polls over the coming months to find this new name,” the statement said.

Although both organizations must keep their abbreviations, which means that the new name of Quidditch may also begin with the letter “Q”, the particular site assumes Polygon. Very popular in the United States, Quidditch has been around since 2005 and is also played in Australia, the United Kingdom, and France.

In 2020, JK Rowling shared an article on twitter Invoking “people who have periods”, commenting ironically: “I’m sure we’ll have to have a word for these guys. Somebody help me. Fum? Fem? Femm?”. Thus she attracted the wrath of some internet users, who reminded her that transgender men can have periods and transgender women cannot.

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