‘Countless times I have met young trans people who thank me for writing the trans characters that I do. I recognise what’s in their eyes: it is relief. It is relief that there is space for them in the world. It is the same relief I feel when I meet them: the knowledge that we’re not alone, and despite transphobic rhetoric, we’re here and we will continue to be here.’—YA author Alison Evans responds to J K Rowling’s essay outlining the reasons why she is ‘concerned’ about the ‘new trans activism’.
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