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Quatrarius  ·  1006 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Netflix employees walk out to protest Dave Chappelle’s special.

the thing is is that i didn't get angry when i saw the special, but i find myself getting angry here. i saw some tweet the other day from some neonazi guy on twitter talking about some unrelated topic - i think it was some white schoolteacher doing a mock indian wardance in her math class for some reason - and this nazi guy said "i approve of this because it's making fun of a culture i don't respect" or something along those lines. i prefer it when people acknowledge that something is derogatory when they claim to enjoy it rather than pretending that it's something it isn't. it's the dishonesty that makes me angry more than the discrimination. i can understand somebody being transphobic - i have transphobic attitudes! everybody does at one point or another, again, in a society that is built around 2-genders-you-are-what-your-genitals-say! but i don't understand defending transphobia while at the same time saying it isn't transphobia