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Friday, October 08, 2010

here's my take on this

i know if the genders were reversed and a man published a listing ranking the women he slept with i'd be livid. i am livid about this as well. 

i am a fairly private person when it comes to my relationships with people (friends as well as relationships that are a bit more intimate). even if something ends ugly, i do my utmost to respect the other person's privacy. it's important to me. VERY important to me. 

it sickens me we have so little regard for one another. i'm no saint. i have hurt someone before and i know i'll do it again too. i just want to see a bit more respect out there AND a bit more manners too

Duke Winces as a Private Joke Slips Out of Control

Then the Internet seized on it. The thesis, written as a 42-page Power Point presentation, went viral. And students here again found their school in the middle of a sex-related scandal and annoyed at the power of the murky, borderless world of the Internet to wreak havoc and tarnish images.
“It makes me ashamed that the Duke name is attached to what she’s done,” Nicole Queathem, 22, a senior from St. Louis, said as she sat in the student union. “And it’s the age-old double standard: people are more critical of what she did because she’s a girl.”
The woman in question, Karen Owen, 22, who graduated this year from Duke, evaluated what she said were her sexual liaisons with 13 student-athletes during her years at the school, and she prepared a slide presentation, complete with pictures of her subjects and graphs ranking their performance........

1 comment:

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Yes, appalling invasion of privacy.