Gay College Student Disciplined After Reporting Roommate's Homophobic Knife Threat
So, you know, you're a college freshman and you get paired with a homophobic roommate who threatens you with a knife...and then you get in trouble with the university for reporting it.
Sounds about right. Perfectly normal.
Kansas City's FOX 4 News reports:
A freshman at the
“He was like, ‘I do have a knife and I’ll use it if I have to,’” said Worthley.
Worthley told FOX 4 that at one point he asked the roommate to turn down his music.
“And that’s when he repeated that and he was like ‘I don’t like gay people,’” Worthley said.
Worthley said he reported the threat to the Office of Student Housing. An investigator agreed to put the two students in separate dorm rooms, but Worthley said he was shocked when he received a letter of discipline just like his accuser.
“Made it feel like because I’m gay that it was my fault that those threats were made,” said Worthley.
FOX 4 obtained a copy of the discipline letter Worthley received which reads in part: “There seems to be a strong possibility that some of your own actions and comments were part of the reason this situation escalated from jesting to threatening.”
“It never said what I specifically did wrong to make him say these things,” complained Worthley.
How do you feel about the university's response, Instincters?