It’s that time of year again where we look back and remember last year for what it was.
The annual Unshackler Awards is a series of 10 Awards to be released over coming weeks to remember the good and the bad as we break the chains of control.
Now it’s time to publicly praise the greatest culture warriors nominated by The Unshackled team. Then you the public get to reduce it down to just one: The “2018 Culture Warrior of the Year Award” which will be announced on Australia Day.
And The Nominees Are:
2018 Culture Warrior Of The Year
- Daisy Cousens (39%, 908 Votes)
- Bernard Gaynor (25%, 570 Votes)
- Bettina Arndt (12%, 272 Votes)
- Sydney Watson (9%, 204 Votes)
- Kirralie Smith (4%, 101 Votes)
- Bill Muehlenberg (4%, 83 Votes)
- Lyle Shelton (3%, 69 Votes)
- Marijke Rancie (2%, 50 Votes)
- Dave Pellowe (1%, 24 Votes)
- Eliahi Priest (1%, 18 Votes)
Total Voters: 2,299
Sydney Watson is a conservative vlogger, activist and recent journalism graduate. She only launched her Facebook page and YouTube channel in 2018 but has been able to amass followings in the tens of thousands with her YouTube channel recently hitting 100,000 subscribers. In her vlogs she breaks down socio-political issues in simple to understand ways and debunks the mainstream leftist narrative. She is not just active online but out in the community. She hosted with Avi Yemini the No Snowflakes pub night in Melbourne for young conservatives and was the organiser of the first ever Men’s March in Melbourne which gathered a crowd of 500 people and drew attention to men’s issues in Australia.
Daisy Cousens is a self-described feminist apostate, media commentator, writer and vlogger. Since being red-pilled in 2016 Daisy has become a fearless crusader against social justice and feminism. She famously confronted feminist Clementine Ford on Hack Live over her ‘kill all men’ tweets and abuse of female conservative commentators. She has been a weekly guest on the Bolt Report and other Sky News programs, appearances noteworthy for showcasing her colourful wardrobe. She is also a writer for the Spectator Australia, and now has her own YouTube channel which features her uncensored views on current cultural issues, including the regular segment ‘This week in Social Justice’.
Lyle Shelton was the Managing Director of the Australian Christian Lobby, and is now the Australian Conservatives QLD Senate candidate. He has always been outspoken on the effects that same sex marriage would have to society, had been a leading critic of the safe schools program, and has outlined the impact that poker machines have on families. Lyle has been based in referring to children brought up by same sex couples as a “stolen generation”, and for his continual support for conversion therapy for LGBT minors.
Marijke Rancie gained stardom after posting several video clips up on facebook that slammed the safe schools program. She regularly posts about the program, and about children being sexualised and politicised. Her “Politicalpostingmumma” Facebook page has over 16,000 likes, and she has appeared on TV many times to highlight her concerns. Her videos have been watched by millions of people, and she continues to be a strong voice for the conservative cause.
Eliahi Priest is a jeweler from Queensland who first shot to prominence when he rung up the NSW Police to ask them to explain why they escorted minors to the sexually deviant and degenerate Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. Following this he made a number of videos exposing the sinister reach of the Safe Schools program in schools and the agenda and motives of those attempting to sexualize children. It was a project that had cost his freedom temporarily when he was forcibly taken to a psychiatric facility for a mental health assessment due to his campaign against the NSW Police and writing too many letters to politicians.
Bettina Arndt is a famous sex therapist that has spoken on many social issues for a number of decades. Recently she has come out in support of the Men’s Rights Movement and has exposed the many lies told to us by the mainstream media. She rejects the stereotype that domestic violence is solely committed by men and against women. She also speaks out about the unfairness within family law courts, and rejects the modern day feminist movement. She embarked on a university speaker tour to debunk the campus rape crisis narrative which the leftist student groups have tried to shut down. She has written many books and has appeared on many TV shows throughout her long career.
Bill Muehlenberg is an ethicist in Melbourne that has a BA with honours in philosophy, and an MA with highest honours in theology. He has his own ministry called CultureWatch, which features Christian commentary on the issues of the day. He speaks out against euthanasia, homosexuality, education indoctrination, feminism, abortion, and many other social issues.
Bernard Gaynor was a military officer who worked in intelligence until he was fired for publicly commenting on LGBT activism in the ADF. He then became a QLD Senate candidate and now focuses on internet blogging. He is a traditionalist Catholic, which reflects on the strong family values that he continuosly fights for. Recently he has shut down his website as he has been in legal battles over discrimination. Although this has winded him, he shows no signs of giving up on the fight and continuing to voice his views. He was the inaugural winner of the Free Speech Coalition’s Independent Media Award
Dave Pellowe founded the YouTube and Facebook channel Church and State which is now called Pellowe Talk, he has also written articles for the Spectator, Caldron Pool and on his own personal website. Through his media presence he aims to empower Christians to engage in the political process and take a stand in the culture wars. His channel was particularly active during the same sex marriage postal survey which exposed some of the sinister forces behind the yes campaign, he also included gay men speaking out against a yes vote and the threats to free speech and family. He brought his channel to life by holding the first ever Church and State Summit aiming to bring various Christian denominations together to arm themselves in the battle to come. He also is a director of Axiomatic Events which brought Lauren Southern and Stefan Molyneux to Australia. To fight a $67k bill from Victoria Police due to Antifa’s #ThugsVeto outside the Melbourne event he founded the Free Speech Coalition to fight big government encroachment on political expression.
Kirralie Smith is most well known for the campaign against the influence of Islam in Australia, specifically the halal certification fees being forced upon Australian consumers which go to fund various Islamic causes. She was a spokesperson for the Q Society, and the founder of Halal Choices consumer information group. She ran as a Senate candidate for the Australian Liberty Alliance, but next election she is running with the Australian Conservatives. More recently she has taken a stand against the regressive left’s new campaign to de-gender society and is now the spokesperson for new traditional gender activist group Binary Australia.