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Ukraine’s Ministry of Defence tweets Harry Potter AI-generated propaganda video

It has several layers of cringe.

On May 24, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

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HBO’s promise of a ‘faithful’ ‘Harry Potter’ adaptation highlights how pointless this show really is

The movies were already faithful!

On Apr 13, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Binging with Babish’ YouTuber under fire for ‘Hogwarts Legacy’ sponsored content

Many fans see this as an endorsement of J.K. Rowling's anti-trans views.

On Feb 28, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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People are spoiling ‘Hogwarts Legacy’ as a new way of protesting the game

This spoiler-filled copypasta is the latest way of striking back against J.K. Rowling.

On Feb 13, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Hogwarts Legacy faces renewed criticism for inclusion of antisemitic tropes

Now that people have seen the game, they have even more concerns.

On Feb 9, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘Hogwarts Legacy’ faces new backlash over Harry Potter’s first trans character Sirona Ryan

The character's name is under fire, prompting comparisons to tone-deaf 'Harry Potter' names like Cho Chang.

On Feb 7, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Cis people don’t get it’: Rowling’s anti-trans views under fire amid ‘Hogwarts Legacy’ pre-orders, sparking debate among ‘Harry Potter’ fandom

'...tells COMPANIES that they can still pay MONEY to TRANSPHOBES..'

On Aug 30, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Distancing itself from J.K. Rowling, real-life Quidditch changes its name to Quadball

Competitive quadball leagues will now have more freedom to pursue sponsorships and broadcast deals.

On Jul 21, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Several references to Harry Potter books were removed from ‘Red, White & Royal Blue’

The book now uses a bunch of different pop culture references.

On Jun 20, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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Hogwarts Legacy accused of using an antisemitic trope with goblin plot

The villain reveal led to a resurgence of an old criticism.

On Mar 21, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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Why did Katherine Waterston’s Tina Goldstein vanish from the ‘Fantastic Beasts’ franchise?

Fans are speculating that Waterston's role was cut from 'The Secrets of Dumbledore' because she supports trans rights.

On Mar 9, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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This week in streaming: The ‘Harry Potter’ reunion and ‘The Lost Daughter’

Plus other recommendations.

On Jan 5, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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Jon Stewart reawakens the discourse about ‘Harry Potter’ goblins and antisemitism (updated)

Stewart was shocked that J.K. Rowling would 'just throw Jews in there to run the ****ing underground bank.'

On Jan 5, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘She will be minting money from this’: ‘Harry Potter’ stars face online criticism for reunion amid J.K. Rowling’s anti-trans controversy

The Big 3 has previously offered support for trans rights.

On Nov 17, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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There’s an actual Professor Snape running a crucial COVID vaccine trial

Harry Potter fans are pointing out the similarities to a more famous Professor Snape.

On Apr 14, 2021 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw