J.K. Rowling Slams British Lobby Group Over Homophobic Tweet

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Source: Techinsider

Source: Techinsider

J.K. Rowling slammed a U.K.-based lobby group over a homophobic tweet about a British athlete.

The Harry Potter author took exception to a tweet from the group Christian Voice that mocked openly gay diver Tom Daley for failing to qualify for the 10-meter platform final. Rowling jumped to the young man’s defense, pointing out how ludicrous and mean-spirited the tweet was. Thanks to her large Twitter presence, Rowling’s message went viral, with many on the site agreeing with her sentiments. Christian Voice, who have a history of homophobic and Islamophobic rhetoric, doubled down on their hateful tweets about Daley.

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