She is a YouTube sensation sparked mainly by her being controversial. She is a transgender who espouses right-wing views or a conservative who happens to be a transgender - however one wants to look at it.
But because she is both a transgender and a conservative, Blaire White continues to draw a lot of hate and vitriol coming from both ends of the spectrum condemning her odd mix of defining qualities.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Bitch where is my 50k because all I got was my grandparents disowning me because I'm trans <a href="https://t.co/dHuAS7snEs">https://t.co/dHuAS7snEs</a></p>— Blaire White (@MsBlaireWhite) <a href="https://twitter.com/MsBlaireWhite/status/1027595208215547904?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">August 9, 2018</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
The controversial YouTuber says: “If you mix being trans with having a few right-wing opinions … it’s a shit show. I’ll be scrolling through my tweets and my notifications, and I’ll see a comment saying, ‘Fuck Blaire White. She is a gatekeeper for the trans community. She hates trans people. She’s a bigot’ … Then I’ll keep scrolling, and I’ll see one from someone more so on the right saying, “Fuck Blaire White. She’s a delusional man and she deserves to die.”
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">I've officially made the decision to be sober. I'm done with alcohol forever, without exception. It's a drug that does ZERO good for my life. ❌<br>I humbly ask my supporters to hold me to this decision. If you ever see me slip up, give me shit for it.</p>— Blaire White (@MsBlaireWhite) <a href="https://twitter.com/MsBlaireWhite/status/1030179278824996864?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">August 16, 2018</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
24-year-old White, however, is no stranger to such wild and angry reactions from people, especially since she started making videos in college with the seemingly gigantic aim of “putting an end to the politicization of the transgender identity. She has since come out with such hostile and daring videos as “Female Privilege/Antifeminism,” “Fat Acceptance is Stupid,” and “Trump IS Your President, Get Over It.”
Many may be hating on her, but she is certainly being followed - 450,000 subscribers on YouTube. Some professed shock when they found out she’s a transgender.
She even once tweeted her frustration especially with those who can’t accept a transgender like her can be a conservative. She has since deleted the tweet, however. She said then: “Coming out as transgender was infinitely easier for me than coming out as a conservative.”
Either way, White feels she does not completely belong- whether to the transgender community or to the political conservatives. She shares: “It’s frustrating to feel like I’ll never be able to sit in a room full of leftists because of my beliefs, and I’ll never be able to sit in a room with conservatives because I’m trans.”
She pleads, however, that her beliefs are quite simple. She says she only adheres to keeping an open mind and engages in dialogue, no matter how far apart people’s views are with one another.
White says she always aims to challenge people’s preconceived notions through her videos. She conducted a social experiment of sorts by collaborating with liberal atheist and skeptic YouTube personality Jaclyn Glenn and asking strangers in public which of the two they thought were trans. The responses have been varied.
Judge for your selves the video below:
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