J. K. Rowling has tweeted in support of British researcher, Maya Forstater, who was fired over her anti-trans social media posts. Today Rowling changed many fans’ views of her own character when using the hashtags #IStandWithMaya and #ThisIsNotADrill. There has been an uproar among Harry Potter fans in the LGBTQ+ community, and Rowling’s name was trending No. 1 on Twitter alongside “JK Rowling is a TERF” (trans-exclusionary radical feminist). She even put Donald Trumps’ historic impeachment in the shadows.
Swedish 16 years old climate activist Greta Thunberg was named 2019’s “Person of the Year” by TIME Magazine today. Greta started out by skipping school on fridays to protest against Swedish Parliament not doing enough to stop climate change.