Left Coast Right Watch

trans rights

  • On Wednesday about 200 people gathered at one of Netflix’s offices near downtown Hollywood to support a walkout by employees. Netflix employees were protesting that company’s decision to pay comedian Dave Chapelle for yet another transphobic rant marketed as a comedy special and, among other things, firing a pregnant trans employee who warned Netflix about Chapelle’s inflammatory speech and helped organize the walkout. The rally was interrupted repeatedly by right-wing podcasters, a local antivaxxer and a group of self-described trans-exclusionary radical feminists or “TERFs,” all of whom eventually gave up trying to disrupt or were forced out by militant antifascists.

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