Competitors take part in a real-life Quidditch match, Harry Potter’s magical and fictional game, in New York in 2010. Photo: AFP
Competitors take part in a real-life Quidditch match, Harry Potter’s magical and fictional game, in New York in 2010. Photo: AFP

Harry Potter: Quidditch leagues inspired by magical game to change name, with J.K. Rowling’s ‘transphobic’ tweets cited

  • US Quidditch and Major League Quidditch will choose new title for real-life version of bestselling author’s world-famous game
  • They hope change will ‘help them distance from Rowling who has come under scrutiny for anti-trans positions’ and help avoid trademark concerns

Topic |   J.K. Rowling
Competitors take part in a real-life Quidditch match, Harry Potter’s magical and fictional game, in New York in 2010. Photo: AFP
Competitors take part in a real-life Quidditch match, Harry Potter’s magical and fictional game, in New York in 2010. Photo: AFP
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