Star Wars icon Mark Hamill faced a Twitter backlash merely for ‘liking’ a tweet by JK Rowling deemed “transphobic.”

The Harry Potter author was blasted yesterday after she tweeted her support for Maya Forstater, who lost her job at the Centre for Global Development, a think tank that campaigns against inequality, because she dared say that biological sex exists.

“Men cannot change into women,” said Forstater, aiming her comments at the person pictured below, SNP councillor Gregor Murray, who claims to be a transgender woman.

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