Chicago comedians reflect on changing landscape

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Dave Chappelle poses in the press room with the best comedy album award for "The Age of Spin" and "Deep in the Heart of Texas" at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in New York. Charles Sykes / Invision/AP
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Dave Chappelle poses in the press room with the best comedy album award for "The Age of Spin" and "Deep in the Heart of Texas" at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in New York. Charles Sykes / Invision/AP

Chicago comedians reflect on changing landscape

Netflix employees staged a walkout last week in response to Dave Chappelle’s latest stand-up comedy special “The Closer,” arguing the piece was “transphobic.” These Chicago comedians reflect on the trans experience in stand-up comedy, as well as how the general landscape has changed in response to increased awareness for minority issues.

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Laura Hugg, comedian and producer of House of Ha!