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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[...]
Chappelle
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[...]
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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[...]
chappelle
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 &[...]
The Umbrella Academy returns for season 3 (Image: Netflix)
Don't judge us. The Umbrella Academy returns for season 3 (Image: Netflix) "Trans bb's first swim trunks #transjoy #transisbeautiful," wrote Page in the caption to his Instagram post from earlier today- which you can check out below:   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by @elliotpage With production now underway, viewers were introduced to who Min's Ben has been[...]
A look at RuPaul's Drag Race season 12 finale (Image: VH1).
Last year's quarantine was an interesting time for the iconic drag queen – he did an interview with Terry Gross which caused outrage over fracking on his husband's land, he made a comment that put him at odds with the trans community and then deleted his entire personal online social media presence with zero explanation. The[...]
The Problem With Franklin Richards Never Having Been A Mutant
Zdarsky expressly wrote the story as an analogy to a queer or trans experience, telling Precious Baubles that it was like a "queer kid being raised by leftie super well-meaning parents who will always say they understand but don't understand 100% and they have to find their community elsewhere." He also talked about picking up[...]
Trans History: A Graphic Novel
Combs has sold their debut nonfiction YA graphic novel, Trans History: A Graphic Novel at auction to Andrea Tompa at publishers Candlewick. Written and illustrated from an #OwnVoices perspective, Trans History: A Graphic Novel will be published in 2023 and aims to introduce readers to the history of transgender identities, the transgender rights movement, and what it means to be[...]
Magdalene Visaggio Offers ‘Forthright’ Conversation With JK Rowling
Initially having transphobic retweets dubbed as middle-aged moments, recently she accidentally cut and pasted a news report over a legal case that misgendered the defendant, against court advice to the media Which revealed the kind of material she had been seeking out to read In the past, her comments have been restricted to retweets, likes[...]