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Gay Student Who Claimed Harassment Faked Hate Notes

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<p>A student at Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) who claimed anti-gay hate notes were slipped under her door admitted to police that she wrote them herself.</p><p>According <a href="http://www.wtnh.com/dpp/news/hartford_cty/ccsu-police-say-student-faked… local WTNH News 8</a>:</p><p><p style="margin: 10px 0px; padding: 0px; font-size: 12px; color: #454545; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 17px;">"Many on the CCSU campus are just stunned by the arrest of a gay student. Lexi Pennell told police she was the target of hate.</p><p style="margin: 10px 0px; padding: 0px; font-size: 12px; color: #454545; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 17px;">In March, she said someone had been slipping nasty, threatening notes under her dorm door in Beecher Hall, and writing them on her white board because she was gay.</p><p style="margin: 10px 0px; padding: 0px; font-size: 12px; color: #454545; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 17px;">"We received a couple of notes with derogatory notes on them that were directed toward our sexual orientation," Pennell said.</p></p><p><span style="color: #454545; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 17px;">"Police say they placed hidden cameras in the dorm hallway and caught Pennell on the tape placing the notes under her own door. They say the whole thing was a lie."</span></p><p><span style="color: #454545; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 17px;">The student capitalized on the stunt, even using it to speak at 'Stop the Hate' rallies.</span></p><p><span style="color: #454545; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: 17px;">(h/t <a href="http://moonbattracker.com/wordpress/?p=6538">Moonbat Tracker</a>)</span></p>