Email If Internet users were grading Duke University graduate Karen Owen's thesis on her active sex life, she'd likely get an 'A' for attention to detail. And Owen seemed to be one of those women, writing about text messaging with one of her partners that lead to a rare " percent sober 'booty call. But after one of those friends forwarded the document, and then that recipient did the same, the document soon went viral, first appearing on the blog Deadspin. Order Reprint of this Story October 08, The bulk of the controversy surrounded whether she invaded her partners' rights to privacy , and whether the subjects of Owen's faux thesis have a right to sue, as was done in the case of Jessica Cutler when Cutler published details of her sex life on a blog. Carmon, Irin October 29, In regards to Ms. She claims she never intended for the presentation to be seen by more than just a small group of people and that she is sorry to the guys who are named in the slideshow. Retrieved 10 October What kind of message do you think this "thesis," and the fact that it's gone viral, sends about our generation's approach to sex, privacy, intimacy and even feminism? Yes, women have struggled with equality in the past, but do we really want to be equal by sinking to that level? What kind of person does that? Excelling in the Realm of Horizontal Academics," ranked 13 men Owen was sexually involved with during college, according to their physical attractiveness, athletic ability and talent -- in the bedroom. She stated "that fraternities 'make lists like this all the time.