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Forbes’ Frat Douche Bill Frezza Says “The Gravest Threat To Fraternities” Are “Drunk Female Guests”

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Fresh off the heels of a fraternity at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee fielding accusations that they drugged female guests with roofies, someone at Forbes.com actually decided to publish a blog post arguing “Drunk Female Guests Are The Gravest Threat To Fraternities” (cached here). It’s the kind of journalism moment that the Seth and Amy “REALLY?!” GIF was made for.

The author is Bill Frezza, a Forbes contributor and the president of The Beta Foundation, the house corporation for the Chi Phi fraternity at MIT. With no exaggeration, Frezza more concerned with frats over people. The whole thing reads like a game of Sexist Victim Blaming No Accountability Bingo: his focus on “irresponsible women,” frets about “false accusations of rape,” and repeated jabs at feminists show he doesn’t care a whit about mens’ role in sexual violence against women — a subject he glosses over entirely except to accuse women of lying about it, even though we all understand that’s really what this whole thing is about. Keep reading »

#BringBackOurGirls Could Actually Happen Soon

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  • The Islamic fundamentalist group Boko Haram allegedly held numerous negotiations in August with the Red Cross and the Nigerian government to swap prisoners for the over 200 school girls who were kidnapped in April. The group opposes education for women, so they absconded with Nigerian teenagers and reportedly have been forcing the girls to “marry” members of their group. [CNN]
  • Spain has dropped its controversial plans to further restrict abortion access. [Guardian UK]
  • It wouldn’t be a proper interview with former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard if someone didn’t ask her some sexist question about her personal life. [BuzzFeed] Keep reading »

Panty-Of-The-Month Club [Enclosed] Revives Your Lingerie Drawer

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There’s Julep for nail polish and BirchBox for beauty goodies. So it figures there’s a subscription of-the-month club for frilly underthings, too. It’s called [Enclosed] and you (or a manfriend who is otherwise terrible about picking out knickers) choose the size and style preference and they customize a different pair of panties to send every month.  While the options change every month, there are always your favorite cuts to choose from — bikini cut, boyshorts, thongs — and they run the gamut from RRRROWWWW! to sweet. There are even bridal options if you’re looking for a bachelorette party gift. A one-time order from [Enclosed] is $50 or you  join for three, six or 12 months for a few bucks less. But with schmancy brands like Eberjey and L’Agent by L’Agent Provocateur on the roster, [Enclosed] is an easy way to freshen up your lingerie drawer — and get a sexy visit from the mailman once a month. (Just kidding, the box is very discreet.) Do you really need another reason to toss those period panties to the curb? [[Enclosed]] [Image of panties in a lingerie drawer via Shutterstock]

Kris Jenner & Bruce Jenner To Divorce

  • Kris Jenner has filed for divorce from Bruce Jenner after 22 years of marriage, citing irreconcilable differences. The “KUWTK” couple will share joint custody of their youngest daughter, Kylie Jenner, who is 17. As detailed on the show, Bruce had moved out and was living separately from his wife for about a year. [US Weekly, TMZ]
  • The two young adults who stole Miley Cyrus’ Maserati back in May have been been sentenced to jail time. [Page Six]
  • New Miss America Kira Kazantsev denied all of the hazing accusations of which she’s been accused, detailing her version of events on her official web site. “I was never involved with any name-calling or use of profanity toward a girl during my time with the sorority,” Kazantsev wrote. “I was never involved in any physical hazing or any degradation of physical appearance of any kind. This has all been immensely taken out of context and manipulated purposefully because I am now in a public position.” [Us Weekly; KiraKazantsev.com]
  • Here is The New York Times‘ follow-up to last week’s article in which a TV critic referred to “Scandal” creator Shonda Rhimes as an “angry black woman.” [New York Times] Keep reading »

Hackers Threaten To Release Nude Photos Of Emma Watson After Her Feminist Speech At The UN

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  • Emma Watson may be the latest celebrity to have nude photos leaked on the Internet — in her case as retribution for a kickass speech she gave at the United Nations about feminism. 4chan, the hackers behind the nude photo leaks of Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebs, claim they have naked photos of Watson they will leak. Whether such photos actually exist is debatable, but it’s extremely scary Watson is being targeted as a “whore” simply for speaking out publicly as a feminist. Either way … stay classy, 4chan! [Death & Taxes]
  • Congress is all, like, “It’s cool, we don’t need to fund the testing of backlogged rape kits. It’s not like that’s important.” [Mother Jones]
  • The New York Times Magazine had a piece this weekend on Jennifer Whalen, the Pennsylvania mother who has been sentenced to prison time for helping her 16-year-old daughter have an abortion. [NYT Magazine]
  • Several students at a school in the UK were sent home after the administration decided their uniform pants were too tight around the “calf and bottom areas.” [BuzzFeed] Keep reading »

Sex Like You’ve Never Seen It Before: Through An MRI Scan

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So Cool, Isn't It?

This video from Vox shows magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of human beings doing all kinds of nifty things, like blowing a trumpet, drinking pineapple juice, giving birth, and even having sex. Watching a penis thrust into a vagina — or what I assume was a vagina — is far less erotic than you think; in fact, it almost appears violent. Far sweeter is when two people are showing kissing and the MRI scan revealed how fast one person’s heart is beating. It’s all very cool and that science dork sort of way. And you thought “Masters Of Sex” was impressive! [YouTube]

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