On Wednesday, employees at Netflix organized a rally for Trans Rights.
The rally, or #NetflixWalkout, comes shortly after the release of Dave Chappelle's sixth comedy special to released by Netflix. The special, called The Closer, included some jokes that many found to be transphobic and offensive. As a result, Netflix employees took a stand in solidarity. Team Trans* put out a video on Wednesday morning in support of the #NetflixWalkout movement.
Ashlee Marie Preston, Angelica Ross, Mason Alexander Park, Jameela Jamil, Colton Hayes, Peppermint, Sara Ramírez, Jonathan Van Ness, Our Lady J, Kate Bornstein
The video features messages from a number of celebrities who send their love and support to the group of rallying employees. Journalist and activist Ashlee Marie Preston is joined by Angelica Ross, Mason Alexander Park, Jameela Jamil, Colton Haynes, Peppermint, Sara Ramírez, Jonathan Van Ness, Our Lady J, and Kate Bornstein. Additionally, many other notable celebrities took to twitter to share their support for the #NetflixWalkout.
I stand with the trans, nonbinary, and BIPOC employees at Netflix fighting for more and better trans stories and a… https://t.co/M7v8YpVoYA— Elliot Page (@Elliot Page) 1634749587.0
Sending my love and full support to all trans employees and their allies participating in the #NetflixWalkout today… https://t.co/9Wi9odDtyD— billy eichner (@billy eichner) 1634740251.0