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"My humor, facts, and charming personality are harmless to normal people. Only feminists, their Muslim buddies and black lives matter suffer from post traumatic stress disorder when I speak."[1]


“I don’t generally employ gays. I don’t trust them. They don’t show up on time. They don’t do the work. They get all queeny with drama ... I like straight white men. They do the work. I like black guys for my love life, straight white males as employees, and girls as drinking buddies.”[2]

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Milo Yiannopoulos (born Milo Hanrahan; 18 October 1984; also writing under the pen name Milo Andreas Wagner) is an English political commentator, media personality, journalist and author associated with the political alt-right In an interview to Channel 4, a British public-service television station, Milo talked about his relationship with the movement; "We're fellow travellers on some issues. But I’m very pro-Iraq, I’m very pro-Israel. There are all sorts of points of difference, I think". A former senior editor for Breitbart News, he describes himself as a "cultural libertarian," he is a vocal critic of feminism, Islam, social justice, political correctness, and other movements and ideologies he sees as authoritarian or left wing.

Born and raised in Kent, Yiannopoulos is of mixed British, Irish, and Greek heritage. After being expelled from Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys, he studied at the University of Manchester and Wolfson College, Cambridge but failed to gain a degree from either. He began working in technology journalism for The Telegraph before co-running The Kernel, which was devoted to technology journalism, from 2011 to 2013. He was one of the first journalists to cover the Gamergate controversy. In 2015 he began work at Breitbart, attracting attention for his opinions and his association with the alt-right. He relocated to the United States, where he became a vocal supporter of Donald Trump's presidential candidature. In July 2016 he was permanently banned from Twitter for what the company cited as "inciting or engaging in the targeted abuse or harassment of others".

In February 2017 he resigned from Breitbart after a controversy arising from a video clip in which he said that sexual relationships between 13-year-old boys and adult men and women can be "perfectly consensual" and positive experiences for the boys. Defending himself amid allegations that he was a supporter of paedophilia, Yiannopoulos stated that his statements were an attempt to cope with his own past victimhood, as an object of child abuse by unidentified older men.

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