'Hamilton' Black transgender cast member files complaint against the musical
A Black transgender former cast member of "Hamilton" has filed a complaint against the hit musical, accusing other performers of harassing, physically threatening and intentionally and repeatedly mis-gendering them.
Suni Reid, a "Hamilton" cast member for more than two years, filed a complaint Wednesday with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) against the parent company of the Broadway hit, Eliza Tour and Adventureland LLC, which "handles contractual negotiations and other corporative administrative matters."
Shortly after they asked for management to set up a gender-neutral dressing room at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre, Reid said the musical "refused to renew their contract" last month, according to the complaint.
"Unfortunately, during Mx. Reid's years with the show, which purports to be an icon of diversity, they have experienced frequent incidents of discrimination and …
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