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Forbes Columnist Calls Drunk Women the 'Gravest Threat' to Frats, Gets Summarily Fired

By Victoria Kim

Bill Frezza's ignorant column was promptly scrubbed, but not before incurred a healthy dose of internet wrath. MORE  

Hostel Owner Accused of Drugging and Assaulting Lodgers

By Victoria Kim

Michael Harris stands accused of sexually assaulting male travelers from Germany, England, and the United States. MORE  

Former GWU Pres Tells Women Stop Drinking to Avoid Rape

By Paul Gaita

Dr. Trachtenberg was roundly criticized from all corners for his obtuse remarks. MORE  

Morning Roundup: Aug. 22, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

'Teen Mom' Amber Portwood still struggles with addiction, man named Stoner arrested for weed, and teen shot for stealing pot plant. MORE  

Air Force Athletes Used Date Rape Drug, Smoked Synthetic Pot

By Paul Gaita

According to a series of articles by the Colorado Springs Gazette, cadet athletes engaged in a number of sexual assaults using roofies. MORE  

Michael Barrymore Set to Talk Drugs and Addiction

By Shawn Dwyer

The disgraced British TV personality will also delve into the murky details surrounding the death of Stuart Lubbock in his swimming pool. MORE  

Former IMF Chief Sues Over Sex Addict Insinuations In New Film

By McCarton Ackerman

Dominique Strauss-Kahn has filed suit against the makers of Gerard Depardieu's new film for defamation because of its similarities to sexual assault charges in 2011. MORE  

Six Women Allege Sexual Assault In San Diego Recovery Program

By Shawn Dwyer

The Rock Church Ministries-affiliated recovery program, ABC Sober Living, has been hit by a lawsuit claiming several women were sexually exploited by owner David Powers. MORE  

'X-Men' Director Accused Of Drugging, Raping Teenage Boy

By McCarton Ackerman

Bryan Singer has been accused of using drugs and alcohol to sexually assault a 17 year old in the late 1990s, charges the director has vehemently denied. MORE  

Counselor Lured Students with Drugs and Took Nude Photos

By Bryan Le

An Indiana school counselor for at-risk students allegedly promised to help the students launch their modeling careers as he gave them alcohol, marijuana, and ecstasy. MORE  

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