• Starbucks' new Christmas ad features a lesbian couple. (Youtube/Starbucks)
Cheers to that.
By
Alyssa Braithwaite

7 Nov 2017 - 12:29 PM  UPDATED 7 Nov 2017 - 12:35 PM

Starbucks have started spreading the Christmas cheer with a holiday campaign featuring a lesbian couple.

The ad, called 'Giving good starts with you' declares thatΒ "the holidays mean something different to everyone"Β  and features line drawings of mixed race families walking the dog, hanging ornaments, connecting online, and gathering presents.

The final drawing is of a lesbian couple seemingly coming in for a kiss over a cup of hot coffee.

On social media, people have been celebrating the inclusive ad.

Starbucks has supported LGBTQI rights and has faced boycotts in recent years for supporting same-sex marriage and other LGBT+ issues.

In 2014 the coffee chain made an ad campaign featuring two well-known drag artists.

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