|Born||Corning, California, U.S.|
|Education||California State University, Chico|
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Subscriber and view counts updated as of July 11, 2018.|
Blaire White is an American political YouTuber and conservative political commentator. She is best known for her YouTube videos in which she expresses her anti-feminist views and advocates for men's rights, as well as criticizing Black Lives Matter, Islam, social justice warriors, fat acceptance, and other topics.
Biography[edit | edit source]
White has described feeling gender dysphoria from a young age. When she was 20 years old, she came out as transgender to her family and friends and began feminizing hormone therapy. White attended California State University, Chico, where she studied computer science. While attending college, she appeared on a friend's live stream, and commenters encouraged her to start a YouTube channel of her own.
YouTube[edit | edit source]
White began her YouTube channel on November 27, 2015, and posted her first video on the platform on December 2 called "Female Privilege | Antifeminism". She continued making videos about her life, and her views on feminism, gender politics, and social movements like Black Lives Matter.
In February 2017, White was banned from social networking platform Facebook for 30 days, drawing complaints from her supporters. Her account was reinstated shortly afterwards, and Facebook said the ban was in error. On November 11, 2017, White and her boyfriend filmed a video in which they wore hats bearing the Trump slogan "Make America Great Again" and attended an anti-Trump protest on Hollywood Boulevard. In the video, she claims to have been assaulted twice, and had a drink thrown in her face. Fact-checking website Snopes.com has partly debunked the claim, stating that the altercation had happened, but that it is unclear if the drink-throwing was staged, and that police say that White and her boyfriend began the altercation when they crossed a divider between pro- and anti-Trump protesters.
White has appeared on political talk show The Rubin Report several times, discussing issues including the North Carolina Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act, which requires individuals to only use restrooms and changing facilities that correspond to the sex on their birth certificates. She has also appeared on Shane and Friends, a video podcast hosted by Shane Dawson.
References[edit | edit source]
- Solis, Marie (21 November 2017). "How did a transgender YouTube vlogger become a conservative darling?". Newsweek. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
- Bell, Niko (21 January 2016). "Why is a trans woman leading a men's rights group?". Xtra. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
- White, Blaire (3 April 2017). "Controversial Trans YouTuber Blaire White Will Take Your Questions Now". Playboy (Interview). Interviewed by Debra W. Soh. Archived from the original on 16 March 2018. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
- "Blaire White – YouTube about page". Blaire White. YouTube. Retrieved August 10, 2018.
- White, Blaire (December 2, 2015). Female Privilege | Antifeminism. Blaire White. YouTube. Retrieved August 10, 2018.
- Rolt, Maria (19 March 2017). "Youtube Allows The Alt-right Community To Spread Hate". Affinity Magazine. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
- "Facebook Bans Transgender YouTuber for Vocal Criticism". The Quint. 23 February 2017. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
- Palma, Bethania (14 November 2017). "Fact Check: Was a Woman Attacked on Camera for Wearing a 'Make America Great Again' Hat in Hollywood?". Snopes.com. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
- Beck, Chris (16 August 2016). "Trans Personality Blaire White to Progressives: Butt Out". Splice Today. Retrieved 17 April 2018.
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