NC State's Center For Gay And Lesbian Students Vandalized

Officials at North Carolina State University are investigating vandalism at the school's center for gay and lesbian students.

School officials say someone spray-painted threats on the door and glass-encased billboard at the center.

School spokesman Keith Nichols says no arrests have been made.

The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Center is located in a classroom and office complex that is also the temporary home of the Students Government Association and the campus bookstore while another building is renovated.

Center Director Justine Hollingshead says it appears the crime was motivated by hatred.

Nichols would not say if police are investigating the case as a hate crime.

The threats had been removed by Tuesday afternoon.

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  • by B.O. on Oct 21, 2011 at 07:24 PM
    It's Bushs fault!
  • by Live and let live on Oct 21, 2011 at 03:07 PM
    I would expect this to more likly happen in homophobic G'ville, I guess I shouldnt be surprised it happened in Raleigh.
  • by Fragmented Society on Oct 19, 2011 at 05:33 PM
    I want OUR OWN places. NAAWP, WET TV, White College Fund/White Colleges, Whites only McDonalds, White only radio stations, White only restaurants/grocery stores....Now, while we're at it, make all these things heterosexual only.
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      by come'on on Oct 20, 2011 at 06:59 AM in reply to Fragmented Society
      You do have your own places. They are called "Everywhere". You never need to go into a place an assume, even for one moment, that people question your heterosexual status. You can always go into a club and assume that most of the people there are straight and that you can hit on someone of the opposite gender without fear of physical harm. You can always assume that a promotion won't be taken away from you because of your hetero-normative, and likely masculine status. Once we get people in the community to recognize that we aren't "sinners", "mentally ill" or an "abomination", then we won't need to have clubs that support just us.
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        by REM on Oct 20, 2011 at 07:25 AM in reply to come'on
        Maybe you should take the hint that the vast majority of this planet recognize that homosexual behavior is abnormal and grotesque. I don't think physical or mental abuse is the answer by no means, but don't expect people to every "accept" your lifestyle. I don't expect you to "accept" mine either. If can't act differently without expecting to be treated differently. It's how the world works.
  • by Anonymous on Oct 19, 2011 at 03:00 PM
    The cost of higher education is rising every year, can we budget money to the basic mission of the university, which is academics versus "fluff" such is this Gay center.
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      by k on Oct 19, 2011 at 04:48 PM in reply to
  • by Anonymous on Oct 19, 2011 at 02:22 PM
    Is there a student center for White males at NCSU?
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      by yes on Oct 21, 2011 at 08:37 AM in reply to
      It's called Carter Finley
  • by =) on Oct 19, 2011 at 09:26 AM
    So North Carolina allows people to marry their first cousins... but they can't even allow gay marriage. Hmm I think the inbreeding has caused brain damage in the people who committed the vandalism! P.S. Who cares if some chick is lesbian and some guy is gay? Your not the one dating them so leave them be is my policy =)
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      by Wow ! on Oct 19, 2011 at 05:28 PM in reply to =)
      You mean there are people against second cousins breeding, yet they're OK with homosexuality?
  • by Fed UP! Location: Pitt on Oct 19, 2011 at 09:23 AM
    And this is news why????
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      by K on Oct 19, 2011 at 04:49 PM in reply to Fed UP!
  • by Carl Kolchack Location: Pitt County on Oct 19, 2011 at 09:04 AM
    Hope they put extra security on NC State's Center for Heterosexual students...
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      by umm on Oct 19, 2011 at 09:31 AM in reply to Carl Kolchack
      you mean the rest of campus??
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        by Pitt County on Oct 19, 2011 at 07:22 PM in reply to umm
        Umm, you mean homosexuals and lesbians aren't allowed on the rest of campus?
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          by umm on Oct 21, 2011 at 08:37 AM in reply to Pitt County
          no, i mean heterosexual students don't have a center, they "own" the rest of campus. that's why homosexuals and lesbians get a place to meet and share their issues.
  • by J-man Location: Kinston on Oct 19, 2011 at 08:40 AM
    Is there something wrong with that?
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      by T-Man on Oct 19, 2011 at 09:08 AM in reply to J-man
      Its acceptable ONLY if their is equal vandalism at the Center for Heterosexual Students, the Center for White Students, the Center for Conservative Students and the Center for Christian Students.
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        by Anonymous on Oct 19, 2011 at 09:49 AM in reply to T-Man
        you left out center for democrats,center for blacks,center for Muslims,Center for people for the ethical treatment of animals,.center for atheist students
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          by Carl Kolchack on Oct 19, 2011 at 12:39 PM in reply to
          Yes, I did leave those out because vandalism to liberal centers is never acceptable unless there is equal or greater damage to conservative centers...
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        by just fyi on Oct 21, 2011 at 08:35 AM in reply to T-Man
        Conservative students do have their own organization. Christian students have MANY organizations, divided by denominations. US culture is based on white, straight people--look at commericials, actors/actresses, supermodels...vast majority of people are white and straight. Therefore, there is no need for a white or straight organization because the majority of people share those traits already...
  • by taxman Location: wilson on Oct 19, 2011 at 08:38 AM
    Gotta be NC !!
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