Oreo’s gay pride cookie incites boycott

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Oreo might consider itself milk’s favorite cookie, but after posting a picture to its Facebook page last weekend in honor of gay pride, it’s perhaps no longer the world’s most “liked.” Kraft Foods is in the midst of homophobic backlash by some of the 35,000-plus comments to the altered image of a cookie stuffed with layers of rainbow filling headlined “June 25 | Pride” and accompanied by the caption, “Proudly support love!” The Los Angeles Times reports, however, that the majority of the response was “decidedly positive” overall.

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