Disney announces first LGBTQ+ event at Disneyland amid controversy
At Disneyland in California, Disney is holding its first official LGBTQ+ event.
On June 4, 2022, a celebration known as "Disneyland After Dark: Pride Nite" will take place.
The occasion, which will also include unique entertainment, cuisine, and goods, is a celebration of diversity and inclusiveness.
Some politicians, like Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, have criticized Disney for supporting LGBTQ+ rights.
Disney has been threatened with losing state money due to what Governor DeSantis perceives as the company's adoption of "woke culture."
For many years, Disney has been renowned for its liberal principles and support of the LGBTQ+ community.
Although the firm has previously held unofficial "Gay Days" celebrations in its parks, this is the first official Pride celebration it is hosting.
On social media, the announcement of the event drew both praise and criticism, with some applauding Disney for its diversity and others lambasting the company for pushing what they perceive to be an agenda.