Netflix has reinstated software engineer Terra Field after she criticized the company’s latest Dave Chappelle special — a move the streaming service insisted had nothing to do with her suspension.
Field, who identifies as queer and trans, took to Twitter last week to denounce Chappelle’s new special for including transphobic jokes and promoting TERF ideology, which represents trans-exclusionary radical feminism.
“Yesterday we launched another Chappelle special where he attacks the trans community, and the very validity of transness – all while trying to pit us against other marginalized groups. You’re going to hear a lot of talk about ‘offense,’” she wrote. “We are not offended.”
Field went on to clarify that members of the