Harry Potter

What Celebrities Like JK Rowling Get Wrong About “Cancel Culture”

“Cancel culture” is the latest internet term to creep into mainstream parlance and become so overused that it loses all meaning. Thanks to JK Rowling and 149 other celebrities, everyone has something to say about this supposedly new phenomenon. Is…

I Will Go Down With This Ship: #Hinny Edition

Ships. Ships are one of the most exciting things about television, movies or books, and one that can make me fall in love with a fandom. If I fall in love with a ship, it’s almost a guarantee that I…

Every Time We Think JK Rowling Can’t Sink Any Lower, She Finds A Way

We’ve written about JKR’s descent into unrepentant TERF before here a Fangirlish. Hell, she wrote a full-on serial killer like manifesto a few weeks ago, so maybe we got complacent and thought, yes, she is awful, but we can just…

Emma Watson, Eddie Redmayne: Trans women are women

It’s looking pretty lonely out there in JK Rowling’s TERF world. And that’s just the way it should be. Emma Watson, Eddie Redmayne and Rupert Grint have joined Daniel Radcliffe, Bonnie Wright and Katie Leung in the same unequivocal message:…

Daniel Raddcliffe Is Unequivocal: Trans women are women

Y’er an ally, Harry! In the wake of JK Rowling’s continued dismissal of trans women, the actor who starred as the titular Harry Potter in the movie adaptations of the best-selling books had something to say, not to its author,…

Goodbye, JK Rowling. We Don’t Need You Anymore

I was far from the only kid growing up with Harry Potter. An entire generation took their cues about right and wrong from those books, and that generation is now here to tell its creator the one thing we never…

Daniel Radcliffe Reads The First Chapter of ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”

We’re all looking for a pick me up these days. And that can look like a bunch of different things to a lot of people. For me, the idea of Harry Potter reading the first chapter of, well, Harry Potter…

What Movie Series Did Sophie Turner Tell Joe Jonas He Had To Watch?

We all have a list of things that we want out of relationships. Things that we want our partners to do, to be, to act like. Things that we want our partners to love. All in all, we have conditions.…

8 Shows/Movies to Watch if You Loved ‘The Witcher’

So, if like me, you absolutely loved The Witcher we are in for a bit of a wait until the second season premiers in 2021.  Which sucks. We don’t get to laugh at Jaskier or see Yennefer being a badass.…

Fangirlish Gift Guides 2019: Gifts For The ‘Harry Potter’ Fan

Here’s the thing about Harry Potter – it will forever be timeless and relevant. Yes, we firmly believe that. The movies and books have resonated with fans for years and continue to be an active part of pop culture. Harry…

Queerly Not Straight: It’s Not a Shame When Someone Comes Out as Gay

SARAH DUNN/CONTOUR In an effort to build a space for queer people like myself, every Tuesday I’ll be posting opinion pieces, listicals, reviews, and more focused on the LGBT community (and occasionally about the Latinx/WOC community since I am Latinx.)…

‘Crimes of Grindelwald’: The Theory of Nagini’s Origin Just Got Stronger

If one thing we’ve learned about JK Rowling is that she builds every character of her story to a T. Be it their history since birth, their traits and the reason for their actions – everything is justifiable, with a…

‘Fantastic Beasts’ At SSDCC: Trailers, Posters and Surprises!

Yesterday marked the end of a yet another amazing Comic Con a San Diego. The con delivered it’s purpose – it managed to gather fans from all over the world at one place and provided them with joy and happiness.…

‘Fantastic Beasts: Crimes Of Grindelwald’ New Look Has Got Us All Riled Up

An exclusive new look for Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald was released yesterday, and it has us all riled up in anticipation of the things that will go down in the sequel. Joshua Shea is seen portraying a Young Newt Scamander,…

Severus Snape: Exploring An Antihero

Let’s establish one fact – J.K Rowling has created some of the most complex characters known to us readers. In a book we generally categorize the characters into two – hero or villain. Good or bad. Protagonist or antagonist.  Hero…

7 LGBTQ+ Ships Of The Harry Potter Series To Take Pride In This Month

Bringing into an era of change, the pride month is being celebrated world over with pompous joy and excitement. The LGBTQ+ community, if not still accepted at some places, has managed the success of making its existence known and is…

The 20th Anniversary Covers For ‘Harry Potter’ Are Beautiful

When you say that we’re celebrating 20 years of Harry Potter, it makes us feel kind of old. That being said new covers make us happy and we’ll accept being old. Prepare yourself to spend more money to add to…

‘Stop and Fangirl’ Episode 36: Harry Potter Revisited

Here at Fangirlish we continue to support your right to fangirl over any fandom you desire – whether that is a book, a TV show, a movie, or even sports. That’s why we have  Stop and Fangirl!  So you can feel  happy –…

Harry Potter: Today is 19 Years Later

It’s funny to think that it’s been over 20 years since the first Harry Potter book came out. Twenty years. More than half my life, more than half Harry’s life. Today, in another universe, Albus Severus is walking towards the…

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Digital and Blu-ray Release Information

Warner Brothers has announced the Fantastic Beasts DVD and Blu-ray release dates and we’re on a count down. March 7, we will have the DVD and the Blu-ray will follow on March 28. We can’t wait. Though we know that…

BROTPs That Ruled 2016

As fans, we tend to focus a lot on the romance in movies, books and TV shows. But sometimes, it’s the friendships that provide the most heartwarming moments and, let’s be honest, the most solid relationships. Even if your OTP…