Jul 25, 2014

Fantasy League Revisited: The Point System

FSL participants deleted a Facebook page devoted to the league but leaked the names of some girls listed on it, according to an article on the New American media website. Girls received varying numbers of points for engaging in different sexual activiti

Fantasy League Revisited: The Point System

Male athletes at Piedmont High School who operated a so-called "Fantasy Slut League" gave girls points based on the sexual acts they performed and leaked the names of some girls who were listed on an FSL Facebook page, PHS students told the writer of a Nov. 1 article on the New American Media website.

"The way the League works is based on a point system," a female student told Sean Shavers, a 20-year-old content producer with NAM and Richmond Pulse. "You earn points based on the sexual acts you do, so like kissing is one point ... strange sex is five points."

The FSL came to public attention last month when Piedmont High Principal Rich Kitchens sent a letter to PHS parents describing the league's activities and the school's plans for addressing the issue.

According to comments appearing on Piedmont Patch articles, the league was modeled on fantasy sports leagues, where participants "drafted" girls for their teams — generally without the girls' knowledge — and scored points when their "players" were reported to have engaged in a sexual activity.

"The football players had a private page on Facebook that nobody really knew about but once the story broke they deleted the page and all information along with it," another student told Shavers.

"Some of the guys who controlled the page started leaking some of the girls' names and a few of them have been getting teased for it. Guys are calling them sluts and hoes, just really degrading things."

A male student quoted by Shavers described the FSL brouhaha as "funny and ridiculous."

"Piedmont girls will do anything to be popular," the student told Shavers, "no matter what it takes ..."

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