Eventbrite Repeatedly Cancels College Conservatives

FILE - In this May 31, 2014 file photo, graduates throw their caps in the air in triumph at the University of Delaware's commencement ceremony in Newark, Del. Is someone in your family graduating from college this year? If so, here are a few things to keep in mind that might preserve your sanity on commencement day. (AP Photo/Emily Varisco)
  • Popular ticketing platform Eventbrite has refused to provide ticketing services for multiple conservative events in the past year, citing purported violations of its policies.
  • In late February, the website removed from its page for a Matt Walsh event on transgenderism sponsored by Young America’s Foundation at Stanford University. Organizers were forced to set up an alternative event page just before Walsh’s appearance.
  • Not only did Eventbrite remove the page, “[h]undreds of registered attendees were surprised to receive emails from the company informing them that their tickets had been canceled,” YAF wrote in a Feb. 27 news release.
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