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Human Rights Campaign Refuses Disney Cash

Disney Says It’s “Surprised And Disappointed That They Will Not Take Our Financial Support”

Disney’s Ryan Aguirre: “In the Disney shareholder meeting, Bob Chapek just said he talked to Governor Ron DeSantis who “assured him” that the law would “not be used to weaponize against the LGBTQ+ community,” and for the first time in a long time I am at a loss for words”

Human Rights Campaign Refuses Disney Cash: “The Human Rights Campaign will not accept this money from Disney until we see them build on their public commitment and work with LGBTQ+ advocates to ensure that dangerous proposals, like Florida’s Don’t Say Gay or Trans bill, don’t become dangerous laws, and if they do, to work to get them off the books. Businesses have had and continue to have a major impact in the fight for LGBTQ+ rights, HRC encourages Disney, and all employers, to continue to fight for their employees – many of whom bravely spoke out to say their CEO’s silence was unacceptable–and the LGBTQ+ community by working with us and state and local LGBTQ+ groups to ensure these dangerous anti-equality proposals that harm LGBTQ+ families and kids have no place in Florida. Every student deserves to be seen, and every student deserves an education that prepares them for health and success — regardless of who they are. This should be the beginning of Disney’s advocacy efforts rather than the end.”

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