The official M&M Twitter account shared a picture of the two female characters representing the green and brown candies, on a beach holding hands which says:
“It’s rare Ms. Brown and I get to spend time together without some colourful characters barging in. – Ms. Green”
That ignored revelation is from a few years ago was noticed that the characters are lesbians and has gone viral.
One Twitter user wrote:
“Kinda cool political statement on behalf of a big American brand – LGBTQ relationships are normal.”
“Reminder: candy still bad 4 u :)”
M&Ms aren’t the only sweets celebrating LGBT diversity. Skittles gave up their usually-colourful packaging for Pride last year, with a message explaining during the celebrations.
“only one rainbow deserves to be the centre of attention”
Just waiting for the anti-LGBT backlash… maybe people are too freaked out about the latest Trump tweet. Not Donald, –Ivanka. She tweeted,
“Make champagne popsicles this #MemorialDay”
(via Pink News)