,

Baltimore Feminists Prank Victoria’s Secret — And Spark an Internet Revolution

289 Written by: | Monday, Dec 10, 2012 11:58am

Last week, the internet was shocked and pleased to learn that Victoria’s Secret had launched a new line of consent-themed underwear. Instead of a thong reading “SURE THING,” these panties said things like “NO MEANS NO” and “ASK FIRST.” Even more exciting, they were modeled by a beaming curvy woman of color. “I’m the first person to go on a tirade about how much I hate VS, but this is awesome,” wrote one blogger — a sentiment that echoed throughout the Tumblr/Facebook/Twitter-sphere. Pretty shortly, though, the campaign was revealed as a sophisticated hoax perpetrated by a group of radical Baltimore feminists. BFB asked Baltimore residents Hannah Brancato and Rebecca Nagle about their intentions, future plans — and the angry reaction from Victoria’s Secret:

Read More →

Most Comments This Week

7

Closing the Gap

Written by Lindsay Fleming

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 11:25am

3

2

1

Wes Moore to Host Monthly Show on WYPR

Written by Susan Dunn

Monday, Sep 19, 2016 5:26pm

Recent Comments

Susan Dunn
Baltimore Fishbowl Publishes “Guide to Baltimore Independent Schools”

"Here you go: http://www.baltimorefishbowl.com/indyschoolsdirectory/

Christine Bachrach
Baltimore Fishbowl Publishes “Guide to Baltimore Independent Schools”

"In the guide on page 46 it says there is a longer list of schools on the website - can...

Nichoals kent
Baltimore Chef Killed in Robbery After Putting Hands Up

"Was a good man, always was joking smiling at work, serious when he had to be to push the...

vivian
beestinger
Empty Seats at Camden Yards Have Everyone Scratching Their Heads

"Pretty simple. Those in the past that had the time and money have decided the experience...