Lauren Southern

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Lauren Southern in 2016

Lauren Cherie Southern (born 16 June[1] 1995) is a Canadian alt-right political activist, and YouTuber. She was born in Surrey, British Columbia. Southern is known for making political content on YouTube.[2]

In 2015, Southern ran as a Libertarian Party candidate in the Canadian federal election.

She worked for The Rebel Media until March 2017,[3] then worked independently before announcing her retirement from political activism on 2 June 2019.[4]

Southern announced her return to YouTube on 19 June 2020.[5]

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  1. Southern, Lauren [@Lauren_Southern] (16 June 2017). "It's my birthday so the only thing I want to see in my notifications today are pictures of your pets or anime versions of politicians. TY" (Tweet). Archived from the original on 27 July 2017. Retrieved 27 July 2017 – via Twitter.
  2. Williams, Thomas Chatterton (4 December 2017). "The French Origins of 'You Will Not Replace Us'". The New Yorker. Archived from the original on 14 August 2019. Retrieved 7 August 2019.
  3. Arsalai, Mohammed Harun (26 May 2017). "Who is really responsible for deadly refugee journeys?". Al Jazeera. Retrieved 24 December 2020.
  4. Southern, Lauren. "A New Chapter". Archived from the original on 3 June 2019. Retrieved 3 June 2019.
  5. Graham, Ben (21 June 2020). "Alt-right activist Lauren Southern appears after a year offline, saying she's changed". New Zealand Herald. Australia. Retrieved 22 June 2020.