Netflix Employees Walk Out as Fallout From Dave Chappelle Special Continues

Staffers around the country protest handling of transphobic content while executives backpedal

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Employees at streaming giant Netflix walked out of the company’s Los Angeles and New York offices Wednesday to demand more support of trans and non-binary employees who work at the company.

The employee walk-out, which was also supported with a solidarity rally and through statements of support from organizations around the country and high-profile Hollywood talent, comes in the wake of the company’s handling of a controversial new comedy special from comedian Dave Chappelle, and marks one of the largest and most extensive public relations crises yet for the streaming giant, which just yesterday reported 214 million global subscribers.




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