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Starbucks Raises Rainbow Flag to Celebrate Pride

CORPORATE | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 27
To celebrate Seattle Pride’s 40th anniversary, Starbucks officials raised a huge 800-square-foot rainbow flag overs its headquarters in Washington state Monday.

Starbucks-Owned Chain to Offer Burgers

Starbucks is dipping its toe into the burger business, with plans to open an outpost of its La Boulange chain that caters to the dinner crowd.

LaBarbera Wants You to Dump Oprah’s ’Lesbian Tea’

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | May 14
A lesbian-inclusive ad campaign run by Starbucks, a week prior to Mother’s Day, has Americans for the Truth About Homosexuality president Peter LaBarbera going after the coffee giant with one of his "dreaded" email campaigns.

Oprah Gives Starbucks Tea a Celebrity Shot

CELEBRITIES | By Candic Choi | Mar 20
Oprah Winfrey announced that Oprah Teavana Chai Tea will be sold at Starbucks cafes beginning April 29.

Starbucks Unveils Tea Bar in New York City

FOOD/DRINK | By Candice Choi | Oct 24
Starbucks is opening a new cafe in New York City, and it won’t serve any coffee. The Seattle-based company on Thursday plans to open its first Teavana "tea bar," where people can order specialty drinks and small dishes in a trendy, cafe-like setting.

Starbucks Progressive Puts it in Hot Seat on Guns

CORPORATE | By Candice Choi | Sep 18
Starbucks has always set itself apart by taking strong positions on progressive political issues. Now that reputation has landed the company in the middle of the heated national debate over gun laws.

US Businesses Come Out in Support for SCOTUS Rulings

CORPORATE | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 26
A number of well known companies who have backed LGBT rights in the past applauded the Supreme Court’s rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8.

What’s in Your Venti? Starbucks Starts Counting Calories

FOOD/DRINK | By Candice Choi | Jun 20
Which has more calories - a small caramel Frappuccino or a similar sized Iced Caffe Mocha? Starting June 25, customers will be able to see calorie counts in Starbucks’ 11,000 U.S. locations.

Santorum: Gay Marriage Support is Suicide for GOP

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 10
Former presidential candidate Rick Santorum said if the Republican Party supports gay marriage it would be "suicidal."

NOM Sets Sights on Starbucks for Gay Marriage Support

CORPORATE | By Jason St. Amand | Nov 14
A leading anti-gay marriage group is targeting Starbucks for its support and has launched a campaign that aims to warn the coffee company’s Middle Eastern customers about its pro-gay stance.

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