Netflix Employee at Center of Protests Against Dave Chappelle Voluntarily Resigns-US News | The Epoch Times

A Netflix employee at the center of worker-led protests over its streaming of comedian Dave Chappelle’s latest comedy special has voluntarily resigned, it was announced Monday. Chappelle’s special “The Closer”, which debuted on Oct. 5, led to backlash from LGBTQ+ advocates and prompted a walkout among some Netflix employees. Terra Field, a trans engineer at Netflix, was suspended by the streaming giant after attending a director-level meeting that Field was not invited to before subsequently being reinstated after Netflix found no ill intent in such action. Prior to the suspension, Field posted a viral tweet thread about the special, alleging that it “attacks the trans community, and the very validity of transness.” In his special, Chappelle showed support for “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling, who has said, “If sex isn’t real, the lived reality of women globally is erased.” “I agree, man,” Chappelle said. “Gender is a fact. Every human being in this room, every human being …

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