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Harvard: Oops, Urine-Soaked Gay Books Not a Hate Crime

Those 36 books on LGBT topics that were damaged with urine at one of Harvard’s libraries? Not a hate crime … just an accident, university police have determined. A member of Harvard’s library personnel accidentally spilled a bottle of urine that was found on a shelf, the Harvard Crimson reports....
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Harvard Library Urine 'Attack' Labeled an Accident, Not a Hate Crime

LGBT / Gay : Towleroad (4 years ago)

Yesterday I posted about reports that a vandal had destroyed a section of LGBT books at the Harvard Library in November by soaking them in urine. Approximately 40 books worth several thousand dollars were destroyed. Now, College Dea... Read Post

Harvard: Oops, We Peed On Our Own Books

Education / Library & Research : Library and Information Science News (4 years ago)

Damaged LGBT Books in Lamont Not Result of Hate Crime, Dean Says But upon an investigation by HUPD, it was revealed Monday morning that "our own library personnel" had accidentally spilled a bottle, containing what was reported to b... Read Post

Harvard's Peed-On Books Just An Accidental Urine Spill

LGBT / Gay : Queerty (4 years ago)

The 36 LGBT books destroyed by urine at Harvard University's library was not a bias-motivated act of vandalism, but an accident: the Harvard University Police Department investigated the incident and concluded a library staff member... Read Post


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