Oreo Cookies Hands Out ‘Pronoun Packs’ To Celebrate All Gender Identities

Over the weekend, Oreo Cookies decided they would join the intersectional pronoun bandwagon. On Saturday, the official Oreo Twitter and Instagram accounts stated, “We’re excited to announce we’ll be at World Pride 2019 in New York City tomorrow, June 30th! Celebrate with us at PrideFest, or go to our Instagram tomorrow to learn more about what we’re doing and follow along with us.”

On Sunday, Oreo Cookies handed out special edition “Pronoun Packs” to PrideFest visitors, and tweeted, “We’re proud to celebrate inclusivity for all gender identities and expressions.” Oreo Cookies continued that they wanted “everybody to share their pronouns with #Pride today and every day.”

Romper wrote, “Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem that these Pronoun Packs will be available for purchase in stores. In a response to a customer question via Twitter, the official Oreo Twitter account wrote, “These special edition packs are not available for sale. Rest assured, we will continue to offer new products that respond to the preferences of our consumers.” So unless you were in NYC for PrideFest — or unless people decide to sell them on eBay — sadly, you won’t be able to get your hands on a pack.”

In 2012, Oreo posted an ad displaying an Oreo cookie with rainbow colored crèmeto celebrate LGBT Pride month; the cookie was never produced. The ad read, ““Made with creme colours that do not exist.” After a similar cookie with the headline “Proudly Support Love!” was posted on Oreo’s Facebook page, Basil Maglaris, associate director of corporate affairs for Kraft, stated, “Kraft Foods has a proud history of celebrating diversity and inclusiveness. We feel the OREO ad is a fun reflection of our values. There has been a lot of buzz about the image, and it shows how relevant OREO is to people even after 100 years.”

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