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Netflix v. The Trans Community

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Host Imara Jones peers behind the curtain of Netflix to see what the Dave Chappelle controversy reveals about the operations and values of the streaming giant, as well as what the fallout might signal for Hollywood overall. Imara sits down with B Pagels-Minor, the Black trans employee fired by the company at the height of the public backlash surrounding the comedian, and Zoë Schiffer, Senior Reporter at The Verge, who broke story after story about Netflix’s handling of the criticism.

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