Netflix has removed the ‘LGBTQ’ label from its true crime seriesDahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story After an outcry from the audience.
This tag is one of several categories originally used to classify Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan’s limited series about serial killers, along with tags such as “dark”, “horror” ” and “Retro Crime.” Viewers took notice and objected online: “There are others who think Netflix’s listing of Dahmer under LGBTQ is pretty disgusting, especially when the true crime label is When will it work?” Read a representative tweet .
A much-viewed TikTok video made a similar point, stating that the show “is not Our representative “is looking for. Netflix subsequently removed the category tag.
The Hollywood Reporter has requested Netflix for comment.
Dahmer is gay like some of his victims, but Netflix often uses LGBTQ labels to reflect a more holistic experience in the LGBTQ community, which includes Uncoupled, Sex Education and heart rate . As of Wednesday afternoon, Monster is listed as “criminal”, ” Ominous”, “Psychological” and “Horrible”.
The series was also criticized by a survivor of one of its victims. In Insider In an article , Rita Isbell — Errol Lindsey’s sister, Dahmer in 25 — wrote that seeing murderer’s 7145976046012173574 victim impact statement “troubled me” trial on show drama
“I can even understand if they give some money to the victim’s child. …The victims had children and grandchildren,” Isbell wrote. “If the show had benefited them in some way, it wouldn’t have felt so harsh and careless. Sadly, they only make money from this tragedy. It’s just greed. “
Dahmer – Monster was Netflix’s most popular episode of the week of September. 21-19(September premiere. The streamer said its global subscribers watched the show for more than during its premiere week) million hours.