Although this article is not about violence against women per se, it is about alleged misogyny, and misogyny is at the root of societal violence against women.
According to an Associated Press article by Stephanie Reitz, on Oct. 13, 2010 members of a Yale fraternity were ordered to chant obscenities against women.
Amateur video appeared online of pledges of Delta Kappa Epsilon as they marched through the Yale campus on that date, chanting about women in the context of necrophilia and a certain sexual act.
Students and members of the Yale Women's Center board complained, and Delta Kappa Epsilon International Fraternity ordered the chapter to halt their pledge activities until further notice.
The chapter leaders apologized, but the national organization said that is is sending its director to Yale to "set forth a plan of action" for that chapter.
DKE's Yale chapter includes alumni President George W. Bush and his father.
This isn't the first time fraternities have gotten into trouble at Yale. In 2008 the Zeta Psi chapter issued an apology after pictures emerged on Facebook depicting 12 pledges standing in front of the women's center with a sign that said, "We love Yale Sluts."
Yale senior Jordan Forney, president of the DKE chapter and former DKE member Sam Teicher wrote the following in a letter, "We were wrong, we were disrespectful, vulgar and inappropriate. More than that, we were insensitive of all women who have been victims of rape or sexual violence, especially those here at Yale.
Yale College Dean Mary Miller said that any disciplinary action against the fraternity - if any such action is taken - would be confidential.