Trans employees at Netflix will stage a walkout next week to protest comedian Dave Chapelle’s new Netflix special, The Closer, the Los Angeles Times reports. The walkout is reportedly set to take place on October 20.
The walkout will include members of Netflix’s employee resource group, Trans*, which includes the streaming giant’s trans employees and their allies. The planned walkout follows the suspension of three Netflix employees, who were initially suspended for crashing a director-level meeting to which they were not invited. All three were reinstated following social media outcry.
The walkout will occur a day after Netflix holds a virtual event meant to discuss the impact of Chappelle’s special on the trans community, hosted by trans activist Alok Vaid-Menon.
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