D.C. coffee shop harassed for blocking Milo Yiannopoulos’ website

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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D.C. coffeeshop Emissary faced an onslaught of harassment for enabling its WiFi filter, which blocked Milo Yiannopoulos’ website.

Yiannopoulos posted a screenshot of his website being categorized as “Hate” and blocked at the coffee shop. He also included a photo of Emissary’s Google listing with its address and phone number.

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Milo Yiannopoulos’ ‘Free Speech’ rally flops at UC Berkeley

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Milo Yiannopoulos’ “Free Speech” rally at the University of California, Berkeley on Sunday culminated in the former senior Breitbart editor being escorted away by police after a 20-minute appearance.

The rally took place on the campus’ famed Sproul Plaza, known for being a hotbed of student protests during the Free Speech Movement of the 1960s. Yiannopoulos appeared to take selfies with fans, sign copies of his book and led the crowd of about 150 people in a rendition of the national anthem.

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ACLU sues Metro to reinstate ads for Milo, others

By : Lou Chibbaro Jr. of the Washington Blade, courtesy of the National LGBT Media Association
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The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit in federal court on Wednesday charging that the D.C.-area Metro transit system’s decision to ban advertisements for a book written by gay conservative writer Milo Yiannopoulos and “message” ads from three other groups, including the ACLU itself, violates the First Amendment.

Noting that Metro initially accepted the ads for Yiannopoulos’ book before abruptly taking them down last month, ACLU lawyers filed a motion asking for “immediate relief” from the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia for reinstatement of the ads to avoid further loss of revenue from book sales.

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Milo Yiannopoulos apologizes for remarks, quits Breitbart

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NEW YORK (AP) – Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos has resigned after coming under fire from other conservatives over comments on sexual relationships between boys and men.

Speaking to reporters in New York Feb. 21, the writer and provocative public speaker apologized for his remarks.

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CPAC rescinds Milo Yiannopoulos invitation, citing pro-pedophilia comments

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LOS ANGELES (AP) – Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos was trying to clarify past comments on relationships between boys and older men after a conservative site posted a collection of edited video clips that set social media abuzz.

After the polarizing Breitbart News editor was invited this weekend to speak at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference sparked a backlash, the Reagan Battalion tweeted video clips Feb. 19 in which Yiannopoulos discusses Jews, sexual consent, statutory rape, child abuse and homosexuality.

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Milo Yiannopoulos, Larry Wilmore go head-to-head on ‘Maher’

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NEW YORK – While conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos insulted comics Lena Dunham, Leslie Jones, Amy Schumer and Sarah Silverman, his appearance on HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher” was relatively tame — at least until the television cameras were turned off.

It was later, during an online-only “Overtime” segment of Maher’s Friday night show, that two of Maher’s three panelists hurled expletives at the Breitbart News senior editor.

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Milo Yiannopoulos book moving forward despite backlash

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NEW YORK (AP) — In the face of heavy criticism, Simon & Schuster is moving forward with plans to publish a book by the conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos.

Yiannopoulos writes for Breitbart News, considered by many a platform for the so-called “alt-right” movement, an offshoot of conservatism that mixes racism, white nationalism and populism. Yiannopoulos’ Twitter account was suspended earlier this year after a series of racially insensitive tweets aimed at Ghostbusters actress Leslie Jones, who is black. Yiannopoulos has denied he is a white nationalist.

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Anti-transgender speaker at University of Delaware draws ire

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NEWARK, Del. (AP) – University of Delaware administrators and college Republicans are under fire for hosting an anti-transgender speaker.

The News Journal reports that Milo Yiannopoulos gave a 90-minute talk October 24 night criticizing transgender people as “mentally ill,” “retarded,” and “very damaged.” The sold-out event was attended by hundreds.

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