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Walt Disney World ends Boy Scouts grant program due to ban on gay leaders

Thursday, February 27, 2014
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Walt Disney World has suspended financial support to local chapters of the Boy Scouts of America over the group's continued ban on openly gay and lesbian adults serving as troop leaders or in any other leadership capacity. [ Read more → ]
George Kalogridis

Disney names first openly gay man as president of Walt Disney World

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Walt Disney Company has named George Kalogridis as president of Walt Disney World, becoming the theme park's first openly gay president. [ Read more → ]

More than 150,000 make annual ‘Gay Days’ pilgrimage to Orlando

Sunday, June 3, 2012
ORLANDO, Fla. -- More than 150,000 gays and lesbians and their families descended on Walt Disney World and surrounding theme parks this weekend for the 22nd annual "Gay Days" events, an annual pilgrimage that contributes hundreds of millions of dollars to the Orlando-area economy. [ Read more → ]

Anti-gay Florida Family Association warns: The gays are coming to Disney

Saturday, June 4, 2011
A conservative family values group took to the skies over Central Florida with a warning of the annual "Gay Day" occurring at Walt Disney World today. The Florida Family Association spent $7,000 to fly banners over Orlando for 10 hours each day on Friday and... [ Read more → ]
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