Netflix has apparently removed the “LGBTQ” tag and category from their smash hit series “Dahmer”. The series is based on the true story of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer. His modus operandi was to lure gay males (adults and minors) to his home to kill them. Dahmer also engaged in cannibalism with the remains of his victims. He was active from the 70s until the early 90s when the nature of his crimes was finally discovered (and acted upon). A total of 17 deaths have been attributed to Dahmer.
The Dahmer series quickly rose to number one on the Netflix charts. It became even more popular than the other Netflix serial killer series about Ted Bundy. However, one of the several controversial points came about due to how the series was categorized. Netflix has many categories for its content to make it easier for browsers to choose what they want to watch. One of these categories is “LGBTQ”.
Members of the LGBTQ community spoke out against “Dahmer” carrying that category tag because of his heinous crimes. Murder and cannibalism aren’t accomplishments that many people would like to hang their hats on. “Representation” is apparently a good thing for LGBTQ lobbying groups that have successfully imprinted themselves on a large portion of Netflix content. True crime stories that make the community look bad apparently don’t meet the criteria to carry the LGBTQ banner.
Netflix drops LGBTQ tag on Jeffrey Dahmer show amid backlash – Los Angeles Times
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