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LGBTQ Human Rights Campaign Shuns Netflix over Dave Chappelle Special After Helping Andrew Cuomo Smear Accuser

The LGBTQ Human Rights Campaign is punishing Netflix for its handling of Dave Chappelle’s “The Closer” by taking away the streamer’s “Best Places to Work” distinction in its annual ratings of companies. In its announcement, the activist group accused Netflix of actually harming its transgender employees by streaming the stand-up comedy special.

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Patton Oswalt Defends Performing with Dave Chappelle After Woke Backlash

Patton Oswalt has defended performing with fellow comedian Dave Chappelle in Seattle on New Year’s Eve, calling him a long-time friend and the “funniest [comedian] I’ve ever met.” But Oswalt also issued a caveat, assuaging triggered fans by saying he disagrees “100 percent” with Chappelle on the transgender controversy.

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