Over the last two weeks, Netflix and Dave Chapelle have been under fire for the latter’s transphobic comedy special. In The Closer, Chappelle declared himself a “TERF” after defending Harry Potter author JK Rowling’s transphobic comments. “They cancelled J.K.
Rowling — my god. [Effectively] she said gender was a fact, the trans community got mad as shit, they started calling her a TERF,” Chappelle said.
After making “jokes” about the bodies of trans women, he went on to say: “Gender is a fact. Every human being in this room, every human being on earth, had to pass through the legs of a woman to be on earth.