Open moderates invited Milo Yiannopoulos – a debater who resembled feminism in cancer and said that transgender people have a brain disease – talk during Pride Week.
The reservation led to vocal criticism and now runs the union.
“We made a miscalculation by inviting him,” writes Open moderates on his Facebook page.
the festival Stockholm pride begins on Monday and as usual there will be debates and seminars on LGBT issues.
for one of these events was the gay British critic Milo Yiannopoulos invited by the Moderates LGBT Federal Open moderates.
On Wednesday wrote DN for the controversial reservation and then reported to Yiannopoulos previously likened feminism in cancer and said that transgender people have a brain disease. He was even closed recently on Twitter after being encouraged racist tweets, according to Gizmodo.
“It’s terrible ‘
After DN’s article was greeted Open moderates to strong criticism on social media.
– It is terrible to Open moderates invite him. It is very difficult to support a person who is so active and clearly expressed himself transphobic and islamfobiskt and spreads strong hatretorik says RFSL Chairman Frida Sandegård to DN.
When Aftonbladet reaches Open moderaters’ Union Fredrik Saweståhl he wants not comment on the reservation.
– You’ll have to wait until we have sent a statement, he said.
Shortly afterwards published the Open moderates a post on Facebook, which shows that you have set the event where Yiannopoulos was involved.
Open moderates writes that it has made a miscalculation when you invited him.
“Yiannopoulus is known as a homosexual Republican activist and he is a supporter of Donald Trump. It is for us difficult to understand what is behind that there are homosexuals who support him. It was to get to know more about it and discuss it we said yes to having an event with Yiannopoulus “it says in the post.