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Transgender Comedian Flame Monroe Backs Dave Chappelle's Right to Joke

TMZ.com Wednesday, 13 October 2021
Dave Chappelle cracking jokes over the LGBTQ+ community is fair game, and should NOT be censored in the slightest -- so says a transgender comedian, who's backing the dude. Flame Monroe -- a Black trans comic -- tells TMZ she's not in favor of…
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