Monday , 18 December 2017

Costa to mark Pride Glasgow by serving rainbow coffees

Rainbow Coffee by Mason Salisbury
Rainbow Coffee by Mason Salisbury

Costa to serve rainbow coloured coffees in Glasgow in support of Pride Glasgow this weekend.

Costa Coffee will have its baristas serve rainbow coloured coffees in Glasgow during this weekend in a short of support of Scotland’s LGBTI community.

The coffee chain will be serving its rainbow coffee creations in the St Vincent and Bothwell Street brachnes on Saturday, during Pride Glasgow.

The company is reported to have flown in especially for Pride Glasgow, Mason Sailsbury, an internationally renowned barista, to train the staff in the branches ahead of Pride.

Pride Glasgow will be held this Saturday and Sunday and is Scotland’s largest LGBTI event and festival, with last year over 7,000 attendants.

Costa Coffee founded GLOW (Gay Lesbian Out at Whitbread), which provides a network for the company’s LGBT staff.

John Kerslake, Costa’s UK & Ireland Operations Director and co-founder of GLOW said: “We’re delighted to be bringing rainbow coffee to Glasgow Pride this year.

“We hope customers will enjoy the multi-coloured drinks and admire our baristas’ passion and creative flair.”

About Dan Littauer

Dan Littauer is a journalist who specializes in LGBTI current affairs, travel writing, feature writing and investigative journalism. He is a correspondent for LGBTQ Nation, ManAboutWorld, and previously worked for Gay Star News, PinkNews, San Diego Gay and Lesbian News, Gay Middle East, Lonely Planet as well as contributing occasionally to the BBC, Al-Jazeera, CNN and The Guardian. He also had an extensive career outside journalism, which included teaching psychoanalysis and social science, and consultancy work for the travel market. When he is not busy writing, he can be spotted rambling around the stunning Scottish landscape, where he lives, spending time at home with his cat.

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