Oct. 19, 2021

#221 - Comedian Dave Chapelle’s Netflix special ignites “transphobia” controversy & Hooters staff complain that their new uniforms are inappropriate

Recently, streaming platform Netflix came under a firestorm of criticism from the LGBTQ+ community both outside the company and internally, with transgender Netflix staff planning a walkout on 20th October. All this was caused by the launch of Dave Chape...


Recently, streaming platform Netflix came under a firestorm of criticism from the LGBTQ+ community both outside the company and internally, with transgender Netflix staff planning a walkout on 20th October. All this was caused by the launch of Dave Chapelle’s final standup comedy special on their platform, which contained “transphobic” content, and the CEO’s defense of the material in spite of the backlash. Why is everyone closely watching this controversy, and why would it matter to someone in Singapore? Elsewhere, the Hooters franchise unveiled a new uniform for their servers that ruffled feathers, so much so that they had to backtrack on the implementation of these uniforms.

 

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Comedian Dave Chapelle’s Netflix special ignites “transphobia” controversy

 

Hooters staff complain that their new uniforms are inappropriate

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