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Netflix staff join protests outside its headquarters over controversial stand-up show by Dave Chappelle

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Netflix has refused to remove the special from its streaming service despite a backlash from the transgender community, both within the company and outside.Employees joined the planned walkout to take part in a rally outside one of the company main campuses in Hollywood.There were also scuffles as counter-protesters - carrying signs reading "We like Dave" and "Jokes are funny" - tried to disrupt the rally.To background chants of "Trans Lives Matter", campaigners pushed for Netflix to respond to a list of "asks" including the hiring of more trans executives and greater spending on trans and non-binary content.Protest organiser Ashlee Marie Preston told the rally: "We're here to speak directly to Netflix.

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