Unspeakable Mess

Dustin Lance Black Speaker Replacement Revealed To Be A Wacko Who Hates Transgender People and Disney Movies


Screen Shot 2014-04-30 at 12.14.40 PMPasadena City College’s search for a commencement speaker just became even more challenging, as their replacement for “controversial” Oscar-winner Dustin Lance Black has pulled out at the last minute once people got wind of the utter lunacy to be found in his earlier lectures.

Dr. Eric Walsh is Pasadena’s director of public health and a self-described advocate for child health issues and those affected with HIV had been scheduled, but has pulled out of replacing Black at PCC’s commencement due to “scheduling conflicts” when startling and inflammatory sermons and lectures that he’s given as a member of the Seventh day-Adventists came to light.

The L.A. Times has unearthed a few of his previous statements, and they seem to be a lot more troubling than a few sex pics leaked five years ago.

In 2010, he told an Adventist youth gathering about how he once met a transgender doctor at a conference on religion and sexuality. He mocked her dream of bringing low-cost sex change operations to minority communities, and, chuckling, said he accidentally called her “shim” (a combination of “she” and “him.”)

So, not only is Dr. Walsh a not particularly clever transphobe, but he also has vitriol for Disney movies, because we all know how evil they are.

In a 2012 talk with Adventist students, he goes in on the land of Disney with the wrath of someone railing against the Devil himself:

“Disney is a dark empire. We take our children there, but we don’t understand it’s all full of witchcraft, superstition. There’s no praying to God. When you wish upon a star, makes no difference who you are….So when you wish upon a star what are you really wishing to? Demonic forces.”

Now, we always knew Disney was evil but we always thought it was because Gaston has always inspired impure thoughts.

The Pasadena Area Community College District Board Of Trustees is scheduled to (again) take up the commencement speaker issue on Wednesday night, and we suggest they get a move on as the graduation ceremony is in nine days. There is, of course, an obvious and fitting conclusion to this story, but we doubt either side would be willing to have Black speak after the fiasco of the past few weeks.

Oh, well.

We’re sure they can find some other Academy Award-winning alum to come speak on such short notice.


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  • Spike

    Isn’t graduation supposed to be about the graduates?

  • Mr. Z

    Of course it is, but the graduates have started a petition to have Dustin Lance Black reinstated as their commencement speaker, so I’m not quite sure what your point is

  • toberlin

    It is starting to get funny…who’s next?A Virgin who has never seen a Doctor or a Disney Movie.Stupid Idea to disinvite DLB.


    Black guy dropped over agenda of innocence-corruption of Disney Bambi-like creature
    ..and then they cancel Dr Walsh too.

  • qwerty1234

    @Spike: graduation has been overrated!!!

  • Ogre Magi

    Christians are such jerks

  • Spike

    @qwerty1234: The only reason I participated in my college graduation was because my parents flew in for it otherwise I wouldn’t have bothered, and could have cared less about the speaker.

  • toberlin

    p.s .not a fan of DLB because he still smells mormonic to me.Just think the reason for disinvite him was stupid

  • goofyjoemoore

    Wow, you would think the Board would have been filled with much more forward thinking people. Not such short-sighted people who can’t see beyond the initial effects of their decisions.

  • xzall

    I’m still amazed that community colleges have commencement speakers. I’ve known people who’ve gone and got their associates degree but I don’t remember them having any graduation ceremony. They should have been grateful to get someone on the level of DLB to speak.

  • inbama

    Why would Pasadena have such a loonie as director of public health?

  • xzall

    Just read online that the Pasadena City College just voted to re invite DLB to be their commencement speaker.

  • TheNewEnergyDude

    And hopefully, DLB has the right mind to tell them to go fuck themselves.

  • tricky ricky

    he got one thing right, Disney IS a dark evil empire.

  • hotboyvb81

    ‘unspeakable mess’ yep- that would be my headline for any article on Douchey Lance Black. The graduation is no longer about the graduates- all the shit he’s thrown makes it totally about him now- I feel sorry for the grads!

  • hotboyvb81

    if they re invited him- he’ll go- he’s a raging media whore!

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