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Warner Bros. Issues Statement on J.K. Rowling Anti-Trans Controversy

Warner Bros. Issues Statement on J.K. Rowling Anti-Trans Controversy

Warner Bros. issued a statement on Wednesday in response to the recent controversy about “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling’s anti-trans tweets.

“The events in the last several weeks have firmed our resolve as a company to confront difficult societal issues. Warner Bros.’ position on inclusiveness is well established, and fostering a diverse and inclusive culture has never been more important to our company and to our audiences around the world,” the company said in a statement. “We deeply value the work of our storytellers who give so much of themselves in sharing their creations with us all. We recognize our responsibility to foster empathy and advocate understanding of all communities and all people, particularly those we work with and those we reach through our content.”

Warner Bros.’ most recent Rowling-related news came late last month when the company’s new HBO Max streaming service surprised subscribers by offering all

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