October 22, 2012

Anonymous Posts (10.15.12-10.21.12)

Every week, we collect anonymous entries sent in using the link on our sidebar and post them all on Monday. We post anything as long as it doesn't contain personal attacks, hate speech, or express or insinuate that one is at risk for hurting themselves or someone else. Please read this for an explanation of this policy and seek help if your or a friend find yourself in that position. With those exceptions aside, please feel free to submit your thoughts and questions. :)

Hey y'all, hope your first week back from Fall Break went well. While it was sad to see Jess go this week, we wish her well in her new job at UNC. We're excited for her to get this exciting opportunity. Thanks for all of your work for the community here, Jess.

Now, notes from OC:

For the first time in my life I am legitimately sexually frustrated. Watching porn makes me angry because all I can think is "damn she's feeling girls and I'm stuck here with nobody" I find myself being jealous of the lesbian couples I see around campus, but I know I should be happy to see out couples enjoying themselves. I feel horrible that sex can affect me like this, but what's a
[Editor's Note: It seems like this post got cut off before it could be finished. If you're the author, you can submit a finished version to the anonymous post submission and I'll update this post as soon as I see it. I'll make sure to check the submission throughout tomorrow.]

Please remember that there are a number of resources available on campus and in the local community. These resources are available over breaks and throughout the school year. If you or a friend are experiencing thoughts or urges to harm yourself or somebody else, please reach out to the following resources: In an emergency, please don't hesitate to call CAPS at any time, including "after hours" at (919) 966-3820. Ask to speak to the advice nurse and tell them you are a Duke student. You may also call the Trevor Project, a national hotline specifically for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and questioning youth (college students included). Their number is 866-4-U-TREVOR (866-488-7386).

1 comment:

  1. #1 I totally feel you. And I don't have people on campus I can talk to about this. Feel free to hollar at me: vlr5@duke.edu. Or Veronica Lillie Ray on Facebook.