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Conservatives Protest Starbucks' Newest Holiday Cups, And It's Not About Jesus This Time

It's just not the holiday season without a Starbucks cup controversy.

This year, conservatives are pointing out a very small detail of the current Starbucks cup design:

Photo: Joshua Trujillo/Starbucks

You see those two hands, top left? Well, the Christian right is CONVINCED those hands belong to lesbians and that the cups are pushing a gay agenda.

Oddly enough, Buzzfeed News seems to be responsible for drawing attention to this.

After Starbucks released a video featuring a lesbian couple...

...people happily tweeted that they believed the hand-holders on the cups are the lesbians from the ad:

Which inevitably drew the wrong kind of attention:

Guess we will see how this controversy evolves over the holiday season.

H/T: Twitter, GrubStreet

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