Bristol Palin to UC Irvine: I Want to Come There and Talk Abstinence. OC Gays to Bristol Palin: Keep Out

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Hot hater spawn, unwed teen mom and Dancing With the Stars runner-up Bristol Palin wants to talk abstinence on university campuses, including Orange County's UC Irvine.

That desire has prompted some OC gays to send a letter to the University of California urging a rejection of such an appearance.

Openly gay graduate student Fernando Palazzo gets the scoop for Examiner.com.

"Bristol Palin is a hypocrite," wrote Joel Waddel, Orange County Equality Project spokesman, in the letter. "Having her speak about abstinence is like asking her mother to speak about geography."

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Bristol Palin wants to get chatty at UCI.
"The Palins are a hateful family with an anti-gay agenda," added Pablo Flores of Latinos Transgender Orange County. "We should not have to pay taxes for someone as morally hypocritical and irresponsible as Bristol or any of the Palins."

The University of Washington University in St. Louis has rejected a Bristol Palin abstinence speech during Sexual Responsibility Week (aka "Sex Week") there, reports the Los Angeles Times.

The flap brings to mind the public exchanges between Palin and fellow Dancing With the Stars contestant Margaret Cho, who started by blogging in late November that Sarah Palin blames Bristol "harshly and openly" for losing her the election and that, to make up for it, she forced her daughter to perform on the show to get America behind the Palin family again.

Bristol then responded via Facebook that while she considers Cho her friend, Palin did not take kindly to the allegations about her mother, allegations Bristol said were un-factual before ending with a statement some considered homophobic or at least making fun of gay people: "You say you 'don't agree with the family's politics at all,' but I say, if you understood that common-sense conservative values supports the right of individuals like you, like all of us, to live our lives with less government interference and more independence, you would embrace us faster than k.d. lang at an Indigo Girls concert."

That prompted gay-gay-gay Ross Mathews to comment on the Chelsea Lately roundtable, "You were on Dancing With the Stars! It took a village of gays to make you look how you looked on that show. It's not smart to mess with us. We are here, we are queer, and we do your hair, Bristol!"

I just wonder what else there is for students to do in their downtime in Irvine other than getting it on.


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Anthony
Anthony

Honestly, what's wrong with a mixed sexual education? Obviously, advocating that young adults should be afraid of sex is wrong, but is it so wrong to say, "Hey, don't have sex until you're ready. And if you do have sex, go ahead and wrap it up."

How is that offensive to anyone?

Jason
Jason

Hey you guys might want to check out this "Pablo Flores of Latinos Transgender Orange County"

You already wrote how the Orange County Equality Project appears to be fake and since you're getting your information from the same source, Fernando Palazzo, it stands to reason that this is also fake.

2013Confessions
2013Confessions

Yes we must teach the gays abstinence. Just so they don't ruin their lives with an unplanned pregnancy... OMFG.

Jared
Jared

See Moonbeam's fiscal responsibility. University funds are being given to this media tool? How about taking that money to hire another teacher & open more class sections, governor and coconspirators?This has nothing to do with gay, I just hate willfully stupid, greedy freeloaders.

Maynes8
Maynes8

I will never forgive John McCain for inflicting this family on the world. If not for his astronomically poor judgment in choosing Sarah Palin as his running mate, these people would still be simple ol' white trash stewing up there in Alaska, and we would not be having this conversation. Instead, now I have to worry about Sarah Palin running for President? Can you imagine her dealing on the world stage? Can you imagine her representing the United States with regard to the mess going on in Egypt right now? I shudder to think that this is the best the Republican party has to offer -- and I am a conservative! And as for Bristol, go get a job and support your baby like the rest of us have to do!

Athirson
Athirson

Bottom line is that hiring Bristol Palin to speak about abstinence is like hiring Lindsay Lohan to preach the virtues of sobriety. After all, just look at how "Just Say No" worked for Mama Grifter's spawn.

jrc903
jrc903

If she REALLY wants to come and talk Abstinence-- then tell her she can come on HER DIME.

Gargoyle505
Gargoyle505

NO NO NO Julie, Bristol was not "willing to admit her mistake". She was forced to admit she was pregnant because the Republicans had no way to hide it. Her misery of being an unwed mother was the embarassment it caused her mother and the campaign. Sarah could not "hit back" on people observing the situation. This makes Sarah furious.Bristol was given her own condo and a Cadillac Escalade SUV after Tripp was born.She was also supplied paid in home child care as needed. She was set up at age !8 with her own public relations firm. That went nowhere, so strings were pulled with Republicans on the Candies Foundation were pulled and we had a winner !.

Muhammed Awais
Muhammed Awais

This may fright you, but the "gay community" is not a single creature that has to spotlight its attentions on one thing at a time. Students there felt directly affected and made a statement.

WeightWatcher
WeightWatcher

She should limit her appearances to the deep south and West Virginia. As far as we know, she hasn't had sex with any relatives so she might have something to offer in those areas of the country.

azie
azie

Somebody tell her to keep her red neck hands off of UCI please.go back to the crappy dance studio or trailer park you belong to PLEASE and THANK YOu

Leila
Leila

Ummm.. sorry, but don't you have a BABY to raise? Can you stop traveling the country with your mission about abstinence and take care of YOUR mistakes?? For the love of God, at least talk about condoms. But you probably don't know what those are!

JFW
JFW

It's all too easy to tag the Palins, and Bristol (named after the street by SC Plaza?) in particular, as the idiots they certainly are. The harder thing would be turning their little money-grab around and shining the light under their rock...Scenerio:UCI Dean calls press conference:"In these days of fiscal crisis and austerity, we cannot in good conscience pay a speaking fee to a young person with no academic credentials and minimal work/life experience. However, UCI is strongly committed to the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution; we hereby invite Bristol Palin to address the student body on any subject she chooses, but at her own expense."Then we sit back and wait for the excuses.

Jon
Jon

what gets me about her talk of abstinence and teenage pregnancy is that when her baby is older and looks back at all this, he's going to think he was a big mistake....Brstol, you got knocked up too early..it's done...move on with your life...like taking care of that baby.

Eric
Eric

The Palins think the average voter is too dumb to see the tricks they are playing. Like Sarah "thinking" about running for higher office so she can write off all her clothes, travel expenses, hotels and meals. Or the Palins told all their friends in Wasilla that the new home they have just built on Lake Lucille was for their adult children--and then they used it as a tax write off for "Sarah's political office" with fireplaces, bear rug, granite counters, stainless steel appliances, airplane hangars, hardwood floors--because it needed to look like a home. Or Bristol explaining to the public that she is more qualified for co-hosting the radio talk show than someone who graduated from ASU with a broadcasting degree because she gained all the experience with air time when she called up the Bob and Mark Show in Alaska and talked about what a bad father Levi is. The Palins say that Bristol is a role model for all teenager--what's her message: Look at how rich you can get if you are a celebrity and are a single teenage parent. When did America set our standards so low that we would even consider electing to higher office the NitWit and her DimTwit from Alaska? Because the Palins have done such a good job of fleecing the American public, does this mean that we no longer expect them to be able to speak in complete sentences? Why would anyone who dreams of becoming a President think that they can use foul language and tell lies, and still earn our blind adoration. Maybe it is time for all of us to draw our crosshairs on a map of Wasilla, to tell them to shut the F*** up and give the entire family the middle finger. Turn about is fair play!

Lhunglow1
Lhunglow1

You got to be KIDDING!!!!...Bristol making a speech about abstinence!!! Who is this family the "Palins" think they are. Do they think they are above all of us. Come on people...she had a baby as a teen. WOW...that's abstinence??? It would be like Obama giving a speech about being a "Natural born citizen". Us "American" people need to get our heads out of the sand and start changing the way this country is being lead. We are down a road of unmoral ways. Our so called leaders are ruining our country.

Jason Gerdon
Jason Gerdon

Oh the irony - the gay community wants society to be accepting of them and recognize their right to free speech and then spews venom over something like this; the hypocrisy. Not saying Bristol is perfect, but open your minds for one moment. Stop with the hate and the evil speech. Treat people the way you want to be treated. You want to be heard, then hear the other side of the aisle too! It's called dialog, try it sometime.

Betsy
Betsy

Bristol is dumb like a fox. Mama Grizzly found a sucker at West Hills Community College that will pay her $115,000 for a speech. This is a small two year community college with only 18 classrooms and the State of California is financially strapped, and they decide that Palin at $115,000 per speech versus President Clinton, who charges $10.00 for his speeches at U.S. colleges. She can look at what her Mom is getting from a college with only 3200 students and see that some college presidents make dumb decisions about what they will pay a speaker to come. If a college pays either Sarah or Bristol the fees they would like, the Palins will be laughing the whole way to the bank.

Mertyl
Mertyl

At $30,000 a speech, Bristol wants to come and talk about abstinence to every college in the nation. It sounds like some of the posters are so thick headed that they think Bristol would come for free!!!! The Palins are all about lining their pocketbooks and laughing all the way to the bank.

Dave E
Dave E

Liberals outing themselves as haters with women bashing and condemnation of women with social errs..., where is the NOW group? Sitting on their morals?

 Mr Salty
Mr Salty

Bristol Palin speaking about abstinence is like having Michael Vick speak about dog training.

briansays
briansays

how about a twin billing with octomom?

google1
google1

As a soon to be graduate from UCI i for one would not want this scumbag to make a speech at UCI. Waste our money on intellectual speakers world renown speakers not on this woman. Does she have a degree in anything just because she had a kid at 18years old now she can prevent kids from having sex okay relax. I can't believe why these people become celebrities. I aint being hateful just truthful.

JFW
JFW

Unfortunately, Free Speech means we have an obligation to allow our public facilities, like UCI, to be used by the likes of the Palins. Let her speak. You don't have to attend. Or you can attend and boo or stand and turn your back. If one-fourth of one cent of the taxes you paid this year goes to subsidize this silly speech, then consider that a bargain for our free society. To me the Palins are dangerous buffoons. But to deny them a forum is much more dangerous.

Culichi1967
Culichi1967

hey, if she embarks on a nation wide tour, would it be ok to post her route on a map using crosshairs? it would just be a way to show where she would be speaking so that people don't MISS their TARGET which is represented by her beautiful abstinence message. i think it is high time we LOCK and LOAD and RE-LOAD the incredible messages that our beloved Palin familia has to say.

Fredda
Fredda

Mama Palin is always making caustic comments about only elitists going to college. That's what people do when they or their kids don't have the smarts or the grades to go to the good schools. Isn't it funny that the Palins have so much money, but Sarah couldn't get a journalism degree after she went to five different colleges. And then you watch poor Sarah who never was very good at math and she pays $44,000 to get twenty pounds of caribou meat--but all the other hunters from Wasilla can just go for a short drive and hunt for their meat. So after criticising college educations, the Palins and their promoters are begging colleges all across the country to give $30,000 to Bristol, the single unwed mother who never got the sex talk from her parents and became pregnant, so she can go to college campuses and teach these college kids about sex education. She can cry all she wants about how rough her life is, but these college students won't be able to relate to this uneducated grifter who is riding on her mom's gravy train telling them how she is their role model and how the pregnancy ruined her life. They will tell her "go away. We don't feel one bit sorry for you. Stop your whining; sit down and shut up!" And then Sarah will cry even louder and say wtf???? and that the lamestream media and lefties are picking on the simple folks from Alaska.

Franseen
Franseen

Bristol should have gotten the message loud and clear that college students do not see her as a role model. She is a celebrity wannabee, media whore and money hungry. She talks about her own son being a mistake--is trying her best to make it very difficult for the child's father to spend time with her son. She is greedy thinking that college funds should be given to her rather than improving the quality of the education the college offers. The Palins claim that college educations are for elitists--and then they try to play the game of Robin Hood, robbing from the poor and giving it to the Palins. Bristol has no message to give to college students--it is not their fault that she became pregnant--and it is not their duty to ensure that she becomes wealthy. She is a hypocrite and everything she says and does is for her self promotion. So spoiled--so greedy--and she is missing the message that the students at Washington University were giving her. She is becoming bitter and angry and foul mouthed just like Willow and Sarah--and instead of blaming others and feeling sorry for herself, she needs to go back and focus on improving her image rather than walking all over everyone else so that she can get richer. She is like a barracuda or a pit bull--and people will not like her and her family unless they become more kind and more considerate and less greedy.

Anna
Anna

The Palins are a family of grifters. Bristol may be an unwed mother but she is getting rich off of telling her story. She did not get the position on Dancing with the Stars because she was a single parent--she got it because her mom's last name is Palin and the Palins have speech writers, former newspaper writers, photographers, publicity agents, PR firms and campaign managers for promotion. Every college across the nation has been contacted to see if they will hire Bristol at $30,000 plus expenses for an hour speech. Whether or not Bristol is single or not; whether she has one kid out of wedlock or ten; she is acting like a spoiled little princess and bullying people. She and her sister write anti-gay comments on Facebook; she says in an interview that she wants to give the middle finger to anyone who dislikes her behavior; she danced like a clumsy ox or beached whale on a TV program and then tried to play the victim's role because the other dancers had more physical ability and were more talented that this fat little girl who wasn't a star from Wasilla. She contacts the tabloids and talk shows almost daily trying to get money for "photo ops" and she thinks that she is so likeable that she should make millions from endorsements, starting her own clothing line, writing a book, selling her brand of perfume. There is no other single teenage mother who works so hard to get herself media attention or more money. People are sick and tired of hearing about this dysfunctional family and their constant need to grab attention. Every college student and can look around their class and find a single person who is struggling one thousand times more than Bristol--and this student is not begging for money or media attention or trying to become a celebrity. Shame on Bristol Palin and her staff trying to pretend that she is a role model for the youth of today.

Jana
Jana

She is an ass, just like her goofy Mom.

Gabwood
Gabwood

Go back to the stone age, freak.

Roger
Roger

The Palins are so clever--they want to make money off of every situation. Look at all the money that Bristol has gotten because she became pregnant and didn't get married. And how miffed she is because she can't get a paying gig at all the other colleges. Pity me!

Look at Sarah--cannot take responsibility for any of her obnoxious behavior-"-I thought those markers were surveyor markers and never dreamed that someone would think that I was targeting some of the Democrats I didn't want elected"; Alaskans don't have the grocery stores like the Lower 48 so we have to shoot to eat."truth: organic meat is sold less than five minutes from her house); I couldn't take all the caribou meat home because that would have been too heavy, so I left the excess meat out in the wild so that another animal could eat it"; truth: Alaska law prohibits killing and only taking the best parts of the animal or the hide or the head for a trophy; "Bristol knows that she has no athletic ability and doesn't know how to dance and isn't a star, but she is going on Dancing with the Stars because it sounds like fun (truth: because she is greedy); "all the lamestream media had to do was ask me or Todd if he was seeing a prostitute" truth: she said that he wasn't paying a prostitute; nothing about whether he was having an affair; or seeing a prostitute but not paying); and the lamest excuse of all: "I am glad the media is going to take a break from reporting on the Palins--because they are blaming me for the rioting in Egypt". (truth: the shooting in Arizona was enough blame for now--let's get people thinking that I had nothing to do with Egypt and maybe they will forget about Gabby)

Doug
Doug

It is hard to imagine why Bristol has such a need to stay in the limelight. She has made plenty of money-she has a baby to raise-and it is time for her to stop calling the media and begging for more attention. Most families with celebrity status closely guard their need for privacy and personal life. They don't need to be on magazine covers for the world to see--blood money isn't as important to them as much as being a family with a private life. It is all about Bristol and her self promotion. Nothing is embarrassing to her--most girls who are asked to the prom (speaking engagement) and then get uninvited, would just shut up and move on. Not the Palins-they hold grudges; think what is going on in their life is just as important as the rioting in Cairo, and demand more attention and a chance to get even. The message is, Bristol, your fifteen minutes of fame is over. We don't care if you call your radio show in Alaska and tell everyone what a lousy father Levi is. That is immature behavior--you need to look at yourself and you have become a media whore. It is all about YOU and you are a bitter, negative, self absorbed, selfish person. We feel sorry for your son, as Tripped is being used like a meal ticket to get yourself and Granny more attention. Levi is young and immature but at least we feel that he cares about his son and isn't bad mouthing his son's mother to the media. When you make your bitter comments on the talk shows, it is apparent that you think that you MUST be the center of attention and that Tripped is a weapon that you can use against his father and a political toy that is there to help you sell photos. You have no positive message to give college students or anyone paying for your speeches: look at me! look at me! show me the money!

Kerri
Kerri

Excellent post--call the Palins bluff! The Palins family motto is gimmmmmmeeeee and Fox News tries to paint them as saints. Silly Sarah is now mocking the rioting in Egypt and saying that the lamestream media is blaming it on her! Lies! Her comment is low class and similar to putting cross hairs on Gabby Giffords home district. Bristol Palin makes her crude comment about giving her middle finger to anyone who doesn't like her; Willow makes anti-gay rants on Facebook; Piper has such a sense of entitlement that she is busy giving out her autographs and attending practicing the Miss America wave; Sarah is making her foul mouth comments to the media and then saying that she is a strong Christian and Toad is busy getting massages. This dysfunctional family thinks everything revolves around them--that they are so important that they should be rewarded for their greed.

Dweezle.Di
Dweezle.Di

I agree with Rudy, it is not about LGBT issues, it is about the University PAYING for some uneducated nitwit to speak. The students should have the right to decide where their moneys should be spent.

Rudy Moore
Rudy Moore

This isn't a free speech issue; she's welcome to speak for free. This is a "paying students' tuition money for a hypocritical speech" issue.

Kurtz
Kurtz

Out them! Invite but loudly refuse to pay a fee. Then everyone can see what most of all already know.

Rudy Moore
Rudy Moore

Bristol herself, stupid. This, BRILLIANT.

Bill
Bill

No one is taking away her right to Free Speech, she can go down to any street corner and scream to the high heavens whatever she wants, but to ask for money for this from the college system is just her trying to benefit financially. What makes her such an expert on the subject?

anonymous
anonymous

five figure speaking engagements aren't a right

nobody's saying this twit can't spout her opinions. uci students are saying they don't want their activities fees going towards bringing her in.

Dweezle.Di
Dweezle.Di

I can appreciate the Irony in your comment, but the message is uncalled for. Just because her mother is playing the victim in that AZ shooting spree does not mean people should use her same tactics.

Bill T.
Bill T.

Oh but she's such an adorable goofy-ass mom. This completely makes up for her ignorance and we should all vote fo her. And as pointed out on SNL when she gets cornered she gets even more adorable. And Goofy.

Paige
Paige

It must be so embarrassing to be a kid in the Palin family. First she tells the world that Track was named because she was running track at college (All five of her colleges say that isn't true)--then she tells the people that her Dad said his grandson's name was Track, like tracking an elephant. Such clever parents, lucky for Track that they didn't name him after elephant droppings. Now we have Bristol, who at first was named after the hotel where she was conceived and now she is named after the Bay where they fish. Willow at first was named after the pussywillow, now for the first time we are learning that she was named after a Creek. Piper was given her name because both her parents experimented with drugs but when they aren't in a Oregon or California, the audiences are told that she was conceived in her Daddy's airplane. Funny--we see the airplane floats and hear from Sarah about Todd being a good pilot, but the family always preferred to hire a different person for their plane trips in Sarah's reality show. Then there is poor little Trig--when he was born she told all Alaskans he got his name because of his Norse ancestors; others say it was because of his Down Syndrome and this weekend, she told the Gun Show it was because she liked to pull the trigger. How would you like to be in this family and every week hear a different version for why your parents gave you such crazy names? We hear so often how Todd is a commercial fisherman--but Sarah doesn't add that his license limits him to two weeks of commercial fishing each year. Now we hear that Sarah is going to give a keynote address for Ronald Reagan's 100th birthday. Most people know that the Reagans are not strong admirers of Sarah Palin--so this doesn't make sense until the "lamestream media" finds that she will be talking on the former Reagan Ranch, now owned by a religious organization whose goal is to demolish the left. Sister Sarah is not going to the Celebration for distinguished guests, she is going to the kiddy parade. Then we hear the Sarah is going to be keynote speaker for $115,000 at an elite college and in out minds, it must be some elite college like Harvard or Yale or Stanford to have that much money--instead we learn that it is a small 3200 student community college whose President leans far to the right and the only speakers they have ever had were Karl Rove and Sarah Palin. If I were a student at this college, I would be protesting over this speaking engagement and raise questions about why the college president and Sarah Palin are on such friendly terms. Sarah and Palin have a strong need for public attention and celebrity status--but their greed for money is even stronger. They want to see their names or pictures in the media on a daily basis, and anything they have to say has been said over and over. Giving a public speech gives the Palins a lot of money--but the college speaker hears nothing that he hasn't heard from them before. The Palins have no words of wisdom to give a college student--they haven't even encouraged their own kids to get an education. For them, education is not important--it's all about getting attention and getting rich. That is why Sarah is so gun-ho on seeing that taxes are not raised on the rich.

JFW
JFW

Heh! I rode through Wasilla on the Alaska Railroad the day Sarah announced her resignation from the governorship (7/4/09). It's a real small town where houses that would sell for a million bucks in OC go for 200 and change. The population of Anchorage could fit into one section of Anaheim.

This family is the real life equivalent of the Beverly Hillbillies, except that they have a substantial following in the Lower 48. Like many other "famous people" they have no true credentials; they're famous for being famous.

Let's vigorously debate and challenge these people and people like them on TV, in our universities, and in print every day until they actually come up with some good ideas or fade away.

JFW
JFW

Invite, loudly refuse to pay!

Kurtz
Kurtz

Then invite her to speak but refuse to pay a fee. Real simple.

Martin
Martin

Even Alaskans are tired from all the nonsense that comes out of the Palins mouths. Sarah gets a lot of attention not because of the wise words that she uses but because she is such a joke. The sad thing is that there are some people who actually believe her lies. They don't notice that she said exactly the opposite thing a few days before or that all of her comments are meant to be divisive and polarizing. She is bigoted and anti-gay and even criticizes her own children. If Sara's lips are moving, she is lying.

anonny-mouse
anonny-mouse

People are not obligated to give anyone a venue to speak.

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