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Chief Visaggio – The First Canonical Trans Woman Star Trek Character
"Copy that, sir." Star Trek: Coda: Book 3: Oblivion's Gate by David Mack This would be from Star Trek: Coda: Book 3: Oblivion's Gate by David Mack out this week and described thus; The crews of Jean-Luc Picard, Benjamin Sisko, Ezri Dax, and William Riker unite to prevent a cosmic-level apocalypse—only to find that some fates really are[...]
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Slightly less than three weeks after comedian Dave Chappelle offered to meet with members of the trans community over controversial comments he made during his Netflix stand-up special The Closer as long as his "conditions" are met, we're still not quite sure where things stand with that One thing we do know is that if[...]
general hospital
Following the news that broke earlier this week that General Hospital actor Ingo Rademacher (Jasper "Jax" Jacks) would no longer be a part of the cast (with his last episode set for November 22nd), ABC's long-running soap opera issued a statement via Twitter showing its support for the trans community Accompanying a link to GLAAD[...]
general hospital
While it's not clear if his departure was connected to his public opposition to COVID-19 vaccination mandates or recent comments regarding transgender people, but General Hospital actor Ingo Rademacher (Jasper "Jax" Jacks) is no longer a member of the cast of the long-running ABC soap opera (with his final appearance set for November 22nd) Back[...]
Comic Creator Lilah Sturges Tells Her Transition Story
A trans woman creator, Bleeding Cool reported when she came out publically, but yesterday she told the full story of that experience on social media, republished here with permission. I want to talk about how I came to know that I was trans Not about my initial a-ha moment during which I realized that I might[...]
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Standing by The Closer while responding to those who've called him out for comments made during his Netflix stand-up special as being offensive to the trans community in particular and the LGBTQIA community overall, Dave Chappelle has posted a new stand-up video clip addressing the controversy And after the last several weeks saw firings, suspensions,[...]
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October 22, 2021 / 4:05 pm Update: Less than 48 hours after Team Trans* led a Netflix employee walkout in response to Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos defending comedian Dave Chappelle and The Closer against calls to have his stand-up special removed over comments many in the LGBTQ and ally communities found offensive, it would appear Chappelle[...]
Netflix Employees Walkout Over Response to Chappelle Special
Late Wednesday morning, employees at the Netflix main office on Vine Street in Hollywood staged a walkout in protest of jokes against the Transgender community in Dave Chappelle's latest comedy special The Closer, and how Netflix has handled the controversy Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos is under fire from Trans employees and activists over inaction to[...]
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On Wednesday, Team Trans* led a Netflix employee walkout in response to Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos defending comedian Dave Chappelle and his Netflix special The Closer against calls to have the special removed over comments that many in the LGBTQ and ally communities found offensive As posted earlier by activist Ashlee Marie Preston, "Stand Up[...]
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Many on social media & within the LGBTQ+ community as well a number of LGBTQ+-supporting organizations (GLAAD, National Black Justice Coalition & others) are demanding that the streaming service pull the special over what they say were hate-filled comments meant to attack the trans community and others But based on a memo reportedly from Netflix[...]
chappelle
Update III: The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Transgender Netflix employees and ally co-workers have scheduled a staged walkout for next Wednesday, October 20, in response to comments made by comedian Dave Chappelle in his latest Netflix special, The Closer Reportedly, members of the Netflix employee resource group Trans* and their allies will take[...]
New Trans Man DC Comics Character, O.M.A.C.
Could they be the One Trans Man Army Corps? Last month's Superman And The Authority #3 from DC Comics saw a mysterious individual attack Apollo out of the blue. Superman And The Authority #3 from DC Comics Those who had read DC Comics promotional details knew that this was a new version of OMAC, the One Man[...]
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One of the employees suspended was senior software engineer Terra Field, who identifies as queer and trans, had recently taken to Twitter to call out Chappelle for his comments during his special (see the start of the Twitter thread below) For their part, Netflix made it clear in a statement that Field's tweets were not[...]
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Many on social media & within the LGBTQ+ community as well a number of LGBTQ+-supporting organizations (GLAAD, National Black Justice Coalition & others) are demanding that the streaming service pull the special over what they say were hate-filled comments meant to attack the trans community and others But based on a memo reportedly from Netflix[...]
13 reasons why
Through both a feature profile interview with TIME and her own Instagram account, 13 Reasons Why star Tommy Dorfman (upcoming Sharp Stick) proudly came out as a trans woman on Thursday Dorfman says in both posts that the new pronouns she identifies with are "she/her" while sharing editorial photographs of herself in a dress &[...]