Just weeks after marrying his boyfriend
in Hawaii, gay conservative Milo Yiannopoulos is calling on
Australians to vote against marriage equality.
Yiannopoulos marries boyfriend in Hawaii.)
“My gut would be to vote against it,”
Yiannopoulos told the Daily Mail Australia. “I'm gay and a
Catholic. The highest priority for me is making sure no church, no
believer anywhere, is required to violate their religious
The Australian government is spending
$120 million on a postal survey which asks whether it should extend
marriage rights to gay and lesbian couples. Results of the survey,
expected on November 15, are non-binding.
“I think those things can co-exist
perfectly peacefully,” Yiannopoulos
continued. “I think the state probably should recognize a gay
couple who want to commit to one another. But the paramount
consideration is not those gay couples – it is religious freedom.”
Yiannopoulos in February announced that
he had quit Breitbart News, the alt-right website with close
ties to President Donald Trump, amid criticism over comments he made
that appeared to condone pedophilia. The comments also cost him a
book deal with Simon & Schuster.
The 32-year-old Yiannopoulos also
Pope Francis for his liberalism and has said that while gay he
believes gay sex is a sin.