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JK Rowling and Matt Walsh clash over Macy Gray’s definition of a ‘woman’ — then something ASTONISHING happens

A Twitter spat broke out over the weekend between famed “Harry Potter” author
J.K. Rowling and “What Is a Woman?” documentary maker Matt Walsh after singer Macy Gray appeared to cave to the outrage mob by changing her definition of a woman.

Gray has received intense backlash after daring to define a woman as “a human being with boobs … and a vagina” during an interview with
Piers Morgan last week. On Friday, Gray seemed to completely change her tune, saying, “Being a woman is a vibe. … If you in your heart feel that that’s what you are, then that’s what you are, regardless of what anyone says or thinks.”

u201cAfter tons of backlash, Macy Gray changes her tune:nnu201cBeing a woman is a vibeu2026if you in your heart feel that thatu2019s what you are, then thatu2019s what you are, regardless of what anyone says or thinks.u201du201d

— TheBlaze (@TheBlaze)
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Evolutionary behavioral scientist Gad Saad decided to drag Walsh into the conversation.

u201cDear @MacyGraysLife, Iu2019m getting a weird vibe tonight. Can you walk me through the process of how I might establish that Iu2019m a woman? Perhaps @MattWalshBlog can help?u201d

— Gad Saad (@Gad Saad)
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The Daily Wire host, who is no stranger to outrage and hate from the social media mob, responded with, “Sorry but women who publicly renounce the definition of ‘woman’ for fear of mean comments from trans activists deserve all the scorn they get. That kind of gutless cowardice is exactly what got us into this position in the first place.”

u201cSorry but women who publicly renounce the definition of u201cwomanu201d for fear of mean comments from trans activists deserve all the scorn they get. That kind of gutless cowardice is exactly what got us into this position in the first place.u201d

— Matt Walsh (@Matt Walsh)
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That’s when Rowling — both a feminist and vocal defender of biological sex — jumped into the fray:

u201cEndless death and rape threats, threats of loss of livelihood, employers targeted, physical harassment, family address posted online with picture of bomb-making manual aren’t ‘mean comments’. If you don’t yet understand what happens to women who stand up on this issue, back off.u201d

— J.K. Rowling (@J.K. Rowling)
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“All of those things and then some have happened to me in the last month because of my film. But if I had backed down and crumbled to the trans activists, I’d deserve to be scorned for it. Cowardice is what empowers these people. Nothing will ever improve until people stop caving,” Walsh shot back.

u201cAll of those things and then some have happened to me in the last month because of my film. But if I had backed down and crumbled to the trans activists, I’d deserve to be scorned for it. Cowardice is what empowers these people. Nothing will ever improve until people stop caving.u201d

— Matt Walsh (@Matt Walsh)
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Then he added, “I respect the courage you’ve shown on this issue, @jk_rowling. But many people have simply caved to the demands of trans activists and completely surrendered truth and reality to them. The cowards are also villains in this story. They need to be held accountable.”

u201cI respect the courage you’ve shown on this issue, @jk_rowling. But many people have simply caved to the demands of trans activists and completely surrendered truth and reality to them. The cowards are also villains in this story. They need to be held accountable.u201d

— Matt Walsh (@Matt Walsh)
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Rowling then seemed to hold out (at least part of) an olive branch. “And your film did a good job exposing the incoherence of gender identity theory and some of the harms it’s done. Many institutions I used to admire have uncritically embraced this dogma, but I reserve my ire for them rather than shouting ‘coward’ at individual women,” she wrote.

u201c@MattWalshBlog And your film did a good job exposing the incoherence of gender identity theory and some of the harms it’s done. Many institutions I used to admire have uncritically embraced this dogma, but I reserve my ire for them rather than shouting ‘coward’ at individual women.u201d

— Matt Walsh (@Matt Walsh)
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Walsh replied, “I agree that they deserve the lion’s share of the blame. And I do have a lot of sympathy for young women in particular who don’t have platforms or power and are descended upon by the trans mob. But Macy Gray is a famous singer. Her cave was particularly gratuitous in my opinion.”

u201c@jk_rowling I agree that they deserve the lionu2019s share of the blame. And I do have a lot of sympathy for young women in particular who donu2019t have platforms or power and are descended upon by the trans mob. But Macy Gray is a famous singer. Her cave was particularly gratuitous in my opinion.u201d

— Matt Walsh (@Matt Walsh)
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And then this happened:

u201c@sourpatchlyds @MattWalshBlog Perhaps I’m mistaken, but it seems like they’re arguing past each other. Don’t they have a great deal of common ground?u201d

— Matt Walsh (@Matt Walsh)
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u201c@MattWalshBlog Both @MattWalshBlog and @jk_rowling have shown tremendous courage against the agenda.nnIn the post-truth society the Cultural Marxists are trying to create, the radicals know no boundaries. This is a good conversation between 2 people fighting the same foe from different angles.u201d

— Matt Walsh (@Matt Walsh)
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u201c@MattWalshBlog @jk_rowling Two adults having an actual discourse on Twitter and being respectful. Itu2019s been awhile since Iu2019ve been to such an oasis.u201d

— Matt Walsh (@Matt Walsh)
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u201c@MattWalshBlog Two Heroes!!!!u201d

— Matt Walsh (@Matt Walsh)
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u201c@MattWalshBlog @jk_rowling This interaction made my day. I respect you both.u201d

— Matt Walsh (@Matt Walsh)
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u201c@jk_rowling @MattWalshBlog This is the craziest/best timelineu201d

— Matt Walsh (@Matt Walsh)
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u201c@jk_rowling @MattWalshBlog This is my favorite crossover to ever happen on this siteu201d

— Matt Walsh (@Matt Walsh)
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On BlazeTV’s “Fearless with Jason Whitlock,” Jason talked about Walsh’s controversial documentary “What Is a Woman?” Whitlock said he believes the answer to the documentary’s title question should be simple to most rational individuals, but watching the film will have you believing we live in a world utterly devoid of rationality.

Watch the video clip below to hear Jason discuss the “one big piece” of the conversation he thinks is missing from “What is a Woman?” Can’t watch? Download the podcast here.

The Daily Wire’s Matt Walsh documentary “What Is a Woman?” asks a simple question. To most rational individuals, the answer is simple. However, watching the …

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