How Not To Run A Cheerleading Squad

As Every Day Should Be Saturday put it, this is a story that's best read while listening to the "Benny Hill Show" music.

At Marshall University in West Virginia, a former female cheerleader — that is to say, she used to be a cheerleader; she's still a woman — is suing the university and the former cheerleading coach because of intense sexual harassment. And when you read the allegations, "intense" doesn't quite cover it.

"Male members of the cheerleading squad routinely made offensive actions toward female squad members, including exposing their genitalia, rubbing their scrotum on a female team member's face as she stretched on the floor, groping female members' breasts, shouting 'Throw the bitches up' and grabbing their genitalia area," the complaint says.

The complaint is very graphic, to warn; it's so graphic, in fact, it's rather shocking a daily newspaper printed so much of it. It's not every day you see the words "Beared clam (vagina)" over your morning cereal.

Former Marshall Cheerleader Says Squad Sexually Harassed Her [West Virginia Record]

(UPDATE: The Smoking Gun has the full suit.)