Texas bakery sells out of goods after backlash for its Pride rainbow cookies

A small bakery in Texas, which lost its Facebook followers and orders after publishing a message supporting LGBTQ community, had its inventory sold out in a stretch over last weekend, post a spike in support from across the globe.

Confections, located at Lufkin, Texas, informed that it suffered huge backlash after it posted an image on June 2 of a heart-shaped cookie with rainbow decoration over it, accompanied by a message that supported the LGBTQ community.

The message, celebrating the Pride month that runs throughout June, had a solemn post published the following day.

The bakery said that it had overabundance of the cookies now for sale, but could have hardly expected what would happen next. The social media post gained over 11,000 likes surprisingly from people across the globe, with people local to the eastern Texas promising that they would pay a visit to the bakery.

Several did visit and an image put up Confections showcased a big row of customers, stretching across the stress. Confections shared the good news on Facebook on Saturday, stating that it was all sold out and was grateful and humbled by this love.

Confections informed that it sold all of its baked items, a few customers had donated money too, which would go towards the local animal rescue foundations, it said.


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