JK Rowling has been cancelled again over her views of transgender rights.
A performing arts school has removed her name from one of their houses after the author's views of transgender rights came to light.
The Boswells School in Chelmsford, Essex had named one of their in-school groups after the Harry Potter creator but they've changed it due to her "comments and viewpoints surrounding trans people".
This comes after she was reportedly snubbed from the Harry Potter reunion. However her team insisted she declined to take part and archive footage would suffice.
It's now been revealed that it has now been replaced over the summer with Olympic hero Dame Kelly Holmes.
After requests from students and staff, the performing arts school reviewed the name back in July.
Then after new suggestions of other names they finally chose the new title.
The Daily Mail reported that one parent said: "This is censorship – JK Rowling is a good example of achievement through adversity.
"Not everyone thought she should go, a lot of schools seem to be doing the same thing at the moment sadly."
Rowling faced backlash when she mocked an online article in June 2020 which used the words 'people who menstruate' instead of 'women'.
However, she then defended herself in an essay.
The school released a newsletter where they explained the name change.
It read: "The Boswells House System embeds a sense of community, friendship and healthy competition amongst both students and staff. A strong house identity empowers our students to participate and thrive in all aspects of school life, both in and out of the classroom. "
They explained that they have six houses which are represented by British citizens 'who have excelled in an area of our Boswells Learning Bridge which includes integrity, emotional intelligence, grit, resourcefulness, self-discipline and bravery'.
They added: "However, following numerous requests by students and staff we are reviewing the name of our red house ‘Rowling’ and in light of J.K Rowling’s comments and viewpoints surrounding trans people. Her views on this issue do not align with our school policy and school beliefs – a place where people are free to be."
Staff were then invited to put forward new suggestions for a house name.
Other house names at the school include Sir David Attenbrough, Charlotte Bronte, John Travers Cornwell VC, Stephen Hawking and Florence Nightingale.
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