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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

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The University of Utah's Independent Student Voice

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Alexander: Dave Chappelle’s ‘The Closer’ Highlights Netflix’s LGBTQ+ Tokenism

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Writer November 4, 2021

  Early in October, Netflix released a comedy special by Dave Chappelle, titled “The Closer,” which garnered controversy and intense backlash from the LGBTQ+ community. In the special, Chappelle...