Transgender ‘Ken doll’ cake brings controversy to California bakery

Supporters have actually rallied around Sacramentos Freeport Bakery after a flood of unfavorable remarks were published on image of a Ken doll using a cake gown

Supporters have actually rallied around a Sacramento bakeshop makinged a transgender Ken doll cake after a reaction assaulting the production as revolting.

Freeport Bakery which was voted the very best in the city in 2015 by Sacramento Magazine published the image of the cake on Facebook on 13 August. There was a speedy backlashto the post, which got numerous remarks assaulting the bakeshop.

The unfavorable remarks have actually considering that been erased, and hundreds more have actually been published in assistance of the pastry shop.

Naively, I think, I simply believed this is an actually cool cake, and take a look at how excellent they finished with the butter cream, Marlene Goetzeler, co-owner of the pastry shop, informed a regional Fox affiliate . Whats incorrect with a Ken cake?

I began getting some unfavorable remarks … Then a couple days later on I saw there was a huge dip in unlikes. I was type of shocked, Goetzeler informed the station. I was stunned that someone would be angered.

The cake was created for a celebration for a regional group that satisfies frequently to play dice video games. Chad Graham, who participated in the celebration at which the cake was served, informed the station that the cake was not meant to be a political declaration.