The term TERF was coined by Viv Smythe in 2008. It is used to define the people who refuse to consider trans-women as a part of their feminist narrative.
In yet another display of her transphobia, J.K. Rowling faces backlash on Twitter for insensitivity towards the transgender identity. Fans criticise her problematic views and categorise her as a TERF.
Harry Potter’s creator JK Rowling again came under fire for her anti-trans comments on microblogging site Twitter.