Dave Chappelle’s jokes are ‘so hurtful and damaging to the trans community,’ says woke comic Wanda Sykes

Comedian Wanda Sykes said in an interview. variety Dave Chappelle’s jokes about transgender people are ‘hurtful and harmful’, while laws banning transgender people from using toilets of their own choosing are ‘hateful’ also said.

Comedian Sykes, who embraced the nickname ‘Wake Comic’ and said all Republican presidential candidates are ‘awful’, thinks Netflix special is ‘offset’ Chappell jokes about transgender people was asked.

“I don’t know about balancing because I think what he said was very hurtful and damaging to the trans community. So yeah, the scale is still tilting in their favor.” I can tell you,” Sykes replied. “But a lot has been said on that stage, so I know you wanted to say something,” she added. She also said that Sykes and Chappelle are friendly, but would confront the issue if they ever met again.

Sykes also commented on “laws banning trans women from entering women’s restrooms,” telling readers that he is not actually transgender. “I’m not transgender, but they support me 100%,” she explained. “I wanted to find something that could shed light on what they were going through and show how stupid and hateful it really was,” the 59-year-old added.

Footage posted to Twitter appears to show Sykes defending his criticism of drag queens in his latest feature.

“I mean, until a drag queen breaks into a school and beats eight kids to death with a copy of To Kill a Mockingbird, I think you’re looking at the wrong thing.”

The Virginia-born cartoon said the country was “backtracking” on “women’s rights” and “LGBTQ rights,” blaming “Trump supporters and others” for the setback.

“News and comedy going backwards, that’s not our progress, it’s the loudest thing. I think it’s just Trump supporters and others who are louder. But what I want to focus on is, ‘I mean, that Not many, but I want to celebrate them,” Sykes said, though the interview didn’t include the specific instances she mentioned.

Sykes also commented on his racism with his wife. Alex, Caucasian and French. The comedian said it was “very frustrating” to talk about race with his wife. Because she didn’t know “much of the history behind race in this country.” But her wife noticed something, and she told Sykes that she “didn’t realize” what she was doing about racial privilege.

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