Ryan Murphy Defends Dahmer Series’ LGBTQ Tag On Netflix
Ryan Murphy’s DAHMER – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story is listed under the LGBTQ tag on Netflix. Many of its viewers and queer community members have criticized the movement since its debut in September. The series faced a lot of criticism. As a response to this, DAHMER was removed from the LGBTQ tag on Netflix.
Dahmer follows the story of the crimes and life of serial killers and cannibals who continuously kill 17 men and boys between the years of 1978 and 1991. Because Dahmer is not matching under the tag categorized by Ryan Murphey.
Criticism was raised from the side of the LGBTQ community by claiming the image of the community was tarnished by categorizing the serial killer’s crimes and generating a negative image of the LGBTQ community among the audience.
How Ryan Murphey Dealt With All Of These Criticisms?
Ryan Murphey has dealt with all of the criticisms that originated according to the categorization of series under the tag of LGBTQ. Dahmer was nominated for the four Golden Globe Awards on December 12.
Ryan Murphy said that his involvement is really big because he also belongs to a queer community. He is a gay man so his stories also deal with LGBTQ content and he does it selfishly. He told Variety studio on December 12.
Ryan Murphy says portraying crimes against a gay person must be distressing to some definitely. As an artist, he is trying to show the real side of the world. It will not be pretty always. The real side of the world is ugly too.
In his words the condition of the world is disappointing. Many people in our community want to uplift. People are not able to accept all these things because of Homophobia.
He personally disagrees with the state of mind of the people about the inclusion of these things. He can understand the issue with it but he is not ready to agree.
Some families of the victims of Jeffrey Dahmer also spoke against the series after it was released in September through Netflix.
Tony huge was one of the victims, and he was murdered by Dahmer in 1991. His mother Shirley Huges said that she doesn’t see how they can do that.
Another victim of Dahmer named Errol Lindsey was murdered by Dahmer in 1991, his sister Rita Isbell called the Netflix series harsh and careless because of the outrage faced by her brother. While a production assistant of Dahmer called the series one of the worst shows that she worked with. Ryan Murphy responds to these claims that those were not true.
People commented LGBTQ category is only for those who deal with content related to the queer community.
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About Ryan Murphy
Ryan Patrick Murphy is an American director, producer, and writer. He was born on 9 November 1965 in Indianapolis, United States. He was born to a journalist family.
His father Jim Murphy worked in the newspaper industry as a circulation director. His mother J. Andy Murphy was a communication worker. There is a lot of hit television series in his credit.
Works Of Ryan Murphy
American horror story – 2011
The Watcher – 2022
Glee – 2009 – 2015
American Horror stories – 2021
Ratched – 2022
Hollywood – 2020
Nip/Tuck – 2003 – 2010
Scream queens – 2015 – 2016
Pose – 2018 – 2021
Feud – 2017
The Politician – 2019 -2020
9-1-1 – since 2018
Popular – 1999- 2001
9-1-1 Lone Star – since 2020
The Glee Project – 2011 – 2012
Glee Vietnam – since 2017
The Andy Warhol Diaries – 2022
The new normal – 2012 – 2013
Pretty handsome – 2008
American horror story – since 2021
American Horror story – since 2014
Queen B – 2005
Mentiras Perfectas – 2013 – 2014
Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story
Dahmer was released on September 21, 2022.
Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan were the creators of the series.
Dahmer became the number-one series on Netflix in the first week it was released. It became the second most-watched English series. The third in the Netflix series that pass one billion views in two months.
The story is deal with the life of a serial killer named Jeffrey Dahmer, the role played by Evan Peters.
Other main characters are:
Lionel, father of Dahmer – Richard Jenkins
Shari, stepmother of Dahmer – Molly Ringwald.
Catherine, Grandmother of Dahmer – Michael Learned
Glenda, a neighbor of Dahmer – Niecy Nash
I've been writing about LGBTQ issues for more than a decade as a journalist and content writer. I write about things that you care about. LGBTQ+ issues and intersectional topics, such as harmful stories about gender, sexuality, and other identities on the margins of society, I also write about mental health, social justice, and other things. I identify as queer, I'm asexual, I have HIV, and I just became a parent.