A Texas bakery lost business after announcing that it would be selling rainbow cookies for Pride Month — only to become inundated with support over the controversy from across the US.
Confections, which is located in Lufkin, said they had received a wave of backlash after sharing a photo of the colorful cookies on Facebook.
“Today has been hard. Really hard,” the shop wrote on Facebook on Thursday. “We lost a significant amount of followers because of a rainbow heart cookie we posted.”
“My heart is heavy. Honestly I never thought a post that literally said more love less hate would result in this kind of backlash to a very small business that is struggling to stay afloat and spread a little cheer through baked goods. So. If you love our cookies we will have an over abundance of them tomorrow. Hopefully tomorrow will be better,” the post continued.
The owners, sisters Dawn and Miranda, said that a large