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Natalie Wynn Parrott, better known as ContraPoints, is a YouTube talker who identifies as a "pessimistic socialist" trans femme/female.[note 1] Unlike many YouTube talkers, Parrott has a background in academia.
As of September 2018, Parrott's YouTube channel had over 220,000 subscribers and 10 million views. After posting her much-noted video on popular right-wing "intellectual" Jordan Peterson, her subscriber count rapidly surpassed 100,000.
Parrott began her channel, Contrapoints, in early 2016 with videos discussing specific political or social ideas and/or responding to other youtubers, particularly those involved in New Atheism or Anti-SJW spheres. As the channel has developed her scope has broadened, discussing new types of media and different subjects, particularly American politics and economics. The style of her videos has also changed drastically, shifting from her earliest talking-head monologues to miniature narratives inhabited by reoccurring characters, with the situation depicted in the video reflecting a specific issue as well as serving as commentary on specific kinds of creators or media formats, such as her video focusing on the dissemination of explicitly anti-semitic views, "Debating the Alt-Right".
Parrott has made several videos about the concept of gender. Her work critiques transphobia, transmisogny, misogyny and gender roles. Her videos on gender usually focus on right-wing ideas of gender and how they conflict with the lived experiences of transgender and non-binary people. She has also severely criticized transgender women who ally themselves with trans-exclusionary feminists or anti-SJW skeptics, both in her earliest videos and her most recent. 
Parrott has made videos criticizing the anti-SJWs, which include criticizing their blaming of feminism for destroying atheism, their overtly offensive and exaggerated style of critique their denial of having any racial bias or prejudices whatsoever and for fat shaming.
Parrott has parodied Dave Rubin's show the Rubin Report (her parody show being called the Freedom Report and having a similar intro style and theme as well as set up to the Rubin Report). In one "Freedom Report" episode it shows "Jackie" (the host of the Freedom Report meant to represent the centrist Rubin) clearly being influenced by the alt-right guest on her show, which seems to mirror Rubin's turn from progressive to hard right through his interactions with his right-wing guests. She also said that Rubin was "a man who may disapprove of what you say but will defend to the death your right to appear on his program and spout racist bullshit without interruption or objection", clearly critiquing Rubin's interview styling of not actively challenging his guests, which others have also objected to.
Parrott has been highly critical of the Alt-Right,  as well as critical of Alt-Right talking points such as race and their arguments against casual sex. Parrott also made a video talking about how to identify fascists, where she made the controversial claim that just because someone says that they are not a fascist this doesn't mean they're not one (which some in the comments section took widely out of proportion to suggest that Parrott thought anyone who said they weren't a fascist was a fascist. What she was actually doing was applying the same logic we use for murderers and thieves, that just because they say that they are not criminals doesn't make them not criminals, and applying it to political labels. This was doubly funny as in the video itself Contra pointed to a fascist who was literally telling people to not openly call themselves Nazis or fascists in order to gain more public sympathy).
Parrott dislikes TERFs and transphobic women for their exclusion of trans women from women's spaces and movements, cultural appropriation, pick-up artists, the concept of alpha males and pop feminism. (Parrott later retracted her comments about pop feminism in a video commentary.) 
Parrott's views at the creation of the ContraPoints channel were strongly influenced by New Atheism and the atheist community on YouTube, as well as disillusionment with the academic left. At the time YouTube atheism was, by her account, disintegrating as a community and marked by the rise of anti-feminist commentators such as Thunderf00t. Her first video reflected a compromise position between the left and New Atheists, largely accepting the latter's propaganda about feminism, although Parrott has since moved sharply away from New Atheism.
“”Once bigotry or self-loathing permeate a given community, it is only a matter of time before deep metaphysical significance is assigned to the shape of human skulls.
In her analysis of inceldom, Natalie's character Lady Foppington posited their eponymous law, reflecting the incel belief that much of their inability to get it in derives not from their incredible misogyny but instead from believing that their worldview is founded on unchangeable biological truths about all incels, including bone structure. Foppington's Law has also been demonstrated and is often seen in racist babbling about the supposedly "ape-like" skulls of people of African descent[citation NOT needed].
Parrott, contrary to the right-wing stereotype around progressives, frequently engages in debates and conversations with YouTubers she disagrees with, including Sargon of Akkad, The Distributist, Blaire White, and Theryn Meyer.
- ContraPoints on YouTube
- Contrapoints on Facebook
- ContraPoints on Twitter
- ContraPoints article on TVTropes
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