NATNOTE: Apologies to the real Caitlyn Jenner.
First off, I’d like to congratulate Netflix on adding sex-reassignment surgery as one of the health benefits they offer to their employees. That is really awesome of them to do so.
But that leaves the question of what is it they’re offering in terms of search options, to their users that are trans? Finding movies and tv shows that relate to trans-identity on netflix, is a pain. There’s a section for gays and lesbians, and that’s great for them, but there’s nothing for us. Trans related content shows up in various other categories, and it’s being left to us to go on an archeological search to dig up their hidden treasures. Are they ashamed of us?
To me it doesn’t make sense. On top of the few dozens of trans related movies and tv shows they already have listed, they also produce original content with amazingly well-written trans, and gender non-conforming characters ( Sense8, Knights of Sidonia, Orange is the new black ). Don’t they want to keep us as customers? And if so, wouldn’t it make sense that they add a category that makes it easy for us to find the content we’re looking for?
What do you think? Feel free to vote on the poll below or to write your opinion in the comment section.
NATNOTE: If we manage to get 50 votes in favor, I’ll make sure to forward this article to netflix. So be sure to vote and share accordingly. ^_^
NATNOTE: The candidate in this comic strip was rendered as genderqueer in order to be more reflective of the electorate.
I’ve launched this new website which [ YOU ] might want to check out. Like the name might imply, SKETCHING MONTRÉAL is all about going around my favorite city and sketching the places that inspire me. Currently, the site is still in BETA, but I figure it might be fun for some to check out. Plus I imagine getting some feedback might encourage me to sketch and upload more pieces. Anyways, here’s the link: