HIS supporters name him an anti-authoritarian champion of free speech. His critics
name him an Islamophobic, homophobic misogynist whose hate speech causes violence and division.
Now Milos Yiannopoulos — one of many world’s most controversial males, dubbed a ‘right wing troll’ and even an ‘internet supervillain’ — is coming to Australia.
The all-right provocateur and former adviser to Trump will host talks in Adelaide, Perth, Melbourne, Sydney and the Gold Coast in December as a part of his Troll Academy Tour.
It is known Australia has the biggest assist base for Yiannopoulos after the United States.
“I can’t wait to bring my Troll Academy Tour to Australia and to meet all my Australian fans and make some new friends. I’m big down under — which just shows Australians have great taste,” stated Yiannopoulos, a former Breitbart and UK Daily Telegraph tech editor.
However, his disdain for minorities, opposition to homosexual rights and transgender points — regardless of figuring out as a gay — and criticism of the Black Lives Matter motion is certain to see him met with some hostility.
His latest tour of US universities and schools along with his Dangerous Faggott present culminated with violent riots on the University of California, Berkeley, in February, during which 150 masked agitators stormed the campus.
At the time, Trump famously tweeted to the University’s governing physique that if they didn’t permit free speech he would withdraw their a number of hundred million of annual funding.
Last week, Yiannopoulos, 32, returned to the campus however his look lasted solely 20 minutes earlier than the presence of protesters triggered his safety group to whisk him away.
With Yiannopoulos visiting Australia as a visitor of Penthouse journal, the journal’s writer, Damien Costas defended the publication’s controversial alternative.
“Penthouse has championed the suitable to free speech for over 50 years. The journal was based in 1965 through the sexual revolution, and thru its investigative reporting and irreverent editorial, it fought for progressive causes together with girls’s rights, civil rights, the rights of Vietnam Veterans and helped modified the world,” stated Costas.
“Whether it was Martin Luther King and the freedom riders in the 1960s or Milo Yiannopoulos in 2017, free speech is part of Australia’s robust democracy and the cornerstone of Western civilisation.”
For particulars of Yiannopoulos’ Troll Academy tour go to www.milolive.com.au