Roxanne Ritchie, Susan Gilbert: MIT F*ck List - The Original
Before Karen Owen's Duke University Fuck List Came Roxanne Ritchie and Susan Gilbert's MIT Fuck List, Published in 1977
Roxanne Ritchie and Susan Gilbert created the 'Consumer Guide to MIT Men', which was published in April 1977 by thursday, which was a MIT student publication.
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Roxanne Ritchie and Susan Gilbert had used a four-star ratings system to evaluate the sexual performance of 36 men they had slept with (not together necessarily, just as a collective total). As you can see from this reprint of the document, the women were not shy about their opinion and they even left in everyones' last name.
According to Jezebel, this made some in the MIT community very unhappy:
Two weeks after the guide was published, Ritchie told the Associated Press that the piece had triggered obscene telephone calls and threats of gang rape. "I tried to contact all the people on the list to apologize for it being in print and to say, 'That's not what was important to me when I was with you,'" Ritchie told the AP.
Both Ritchie and Gilbert intended the fuck list for publication from the very beginning and they knew that everyone would see it (unlike Karen Owen, whose Duke University fuck list was spread via modern technology without her direct knowledge).
According to MIT Museum, both Ritchie and Gilbert were disciplined for publishing the 'Consumer Guide to MIT Men', which they published with an intent to 'turn the tables on the rating systems and facebooks men use for women'.
but their article led not only to disciplinary action against them but also to a protest petition signed by 200 students, as well as condemnation by President Jerome B. Wiesner, who published a fierce criticism of the article.""
According to the list, some of the men come off very well in bed, but others such as 'Mike' who was a 'lazy SOB' and 'Amos' who won the 'Marvin Mediocre Award with lines like 'how would you like to be ravished by a tiger?' did not fare so well.
Both Ritchie and Gilbert did invite members of that list to submit opinions of the authors as well and invited other MIT women to add to this project.