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February 3, 2014

Christian organization claims a victory after Care.com did not air an advert during the show

Disney show Good Luck Charlie is being boycotted by One Million Moms over an episode featuring gay parents.

On 28 January, the sitcom series featured the first ever same-sex couple on the Disney channel.

In the show, two mothers Susan and Cheryl were introduced in a scene where they dropped their daughter Taylor off for a playdate with Charlie.

One Million Moms issued a statement, reading: ‘Disney has decided to be politically correct instead of providing family-friendly programming.

January 27, 2014

Lesbian moms make appearance on episode of sitcom Good Luck Charlie

The Disney Channel had not featured an LGBT character in its 31 year history.

That changed on Sunday (26 January) night when the cable channel featured a pair of lesbian moms on an episode of the popular sitcom Good Luck Charlie.

Series parents Amy and Bob Duncan set up a playdate for their preschooler Charlie and one of her new friends and get confused over the name of the mother. Amy says it's Susan and Bob says it's Cheryl.

When the two moms show up at their door with with daughter, it becomes clear that they are both right.

December 16, 2013

When former Disney star and 21-year-old Dylan Sprouse's naked pictures went viral, the gay celebrity blogger commented and several falsely said he should be sent to jail for liking 'child porn'

Gay celebrity blogger Perez Hilton is being falsely accused of pedophilia after a former child star’s nude pictures were leaked on the internet.

This is despite the fact the ‘child star’ is now 21 and legal.

Dylan Sprouse, who starred in The Suite Life of Zach and Cody on Disney in his teenage years, had ‘sexted’ the pictures to a former girlfriend.

She then gave the girls and gays online an early Christmas present by posting them on Twitter.

November 28, 2013

'He’s not like your typical, skinny-legged jeans, Disney prince. He’s a little thicker'

It's just Jonathan Groff's voice that we hear in Disney's new film Frozen but the actor points out a similarity between he and his animated alter-ego: thick thighs.

'He’s not like your typical, skinny-legged jeans, Disney prince. He’s a little thicker, he’s got my thighs, and that was before they knew I was cast already,' Groff tells Out.com.

He adds with a laugh: 'Maybe that’s how I got cast?'

July 4, 2013

Simon Cowell collaborator Simon Fuller, Madonna choreographer Jamie King, and gay celebrity blogger Perez Hilton, tease new boyband Im5

Meet the new teen boyband who have no problem playing dress up, as seen where they play both Disney princes and princesses in their new video.

Im5 are clearly aiming to be the successors to British phenomenon One Direction, with them even incorporating their music in their take on Disney.

They are managed by Simon Fuller, who used to collaborate with Simon Cowell, as well as Jamie King, who has choreographed for Madonna, and Perez Hilton, the gay celebrity blogger.

June 25, 2013

LGBT ally got her start as channel's Hannah Montana

Miley Cyrus is happy to see that The Disney Channel, which launched her to stardom as star of the Hannah Montana series, is set to introduce its first-ever gay characters next year.

An episode of its comedy series Good Luck Charlie will feature a family with two moms. It will air in 2014.

'I commend Disney for making this step into the light of this generation,' Cyrus tweeted to her 12 million followers this week.

June 21, 2013

An episode of the comedy Good Luck Charlie will include a lesbian couple

The Disney Channel, launched in 1983, has so far never featured any LGBT characters.

That is set to change in early 2014 when an episode of its series Good Luck Charlie features a family with two moms.

TV Guide reports that in the storyline, series parents Amy and Bob Duncan have set up a playdate for their preschooler Charlie and one of her new friends.

May 10, 2013

OMM accuses Disney World of forcing captive audiences to see public displays of LGBT affection

One Million Moms (OMM) is campaigning to stop Gay Day, 1 June at Disney Orlando USA.

OMM believe the long running ‘event is planned with the intent to expose and desensitize children to this [gay] lifestyle by same-sex couples holding hands, hugging and kissing.’

One Million Moms urges their users to email Disney World with their formatted complaint.

March 26, 2013

Disney characters have been stripped of their innocence and shown to be living in the real world, under real pressures by artist José Rodolfo Loazia Ontiveros

Some of our favourite Disney characters have wished upon a star and realized just how gay they are.

From Hercules and Aladdin playing mouth-to-mouth to fairytale princesses turned lesbian, Mexican artist José Rodolfo Loazia Ontiveros has re-written straight fairytales with gay twists.

Dubbed Disasterland, the set of artworks shows how Disney characters would fare in the real world and succumb to the pressures of modern day life, and their gay desires.

March 5, 2013

Gay rights activist and her girlfriend marry in double bridal white wedding in Tokyo Disneyland

When Japanese gay rights activist Koyuki Higashi contacted Tokyo Disneyland last year to ask if they would host her wedding to her girlfriend it sounded like an awareness-raising stunt, but in fact she did dream of a white wedding at Disneyland and last Friday the dream came true.

'My partner Hiroko and I just held a gay wedding at the Tokyo Disney Resort. Even Mickey and Minnie are here to celebrate with us!' said Higashi in a tweet, accompanied by a photo of the new wives with the Disney characters, that was retweeted 6,000 times.

February 6, 2013

George Kalogridis joined company in 1971 busing tables at Orlando resort

Walt Disney World has a new president - and he's openly gay.

George Kalogridis began his new position as head of the Orlando, Florida, resort last Friday (1 February).

He's now the top boss of approximately 66,000 employees at a resort where he began working back in 1971 as a busboy at one of the theme park's resorts. He was just 17 and was hired before the then brand-new theme park had even opened.

July 10, 2012

Florida Family Association calls wedding of X-Men characters Northstar and Kyle 'immoral social propaganda'

Don't expect The Florida Family Association to send a wedding gift to newlyweds Northstar and Kyle whose wedding was featured in Astonishing X-Men #51 published last month.

The group blasts Marvel Comics and parent company The Walt Disney Company for the June issue of the comic book and asks its members to send emails urging Disney, Marvel and comic retailers to pull the issue from the stands.

April 20, 2012

Departure of Rich Ross comes after massive box office failure of John Carter

The reign of Rich Ross as the first out head of a major movie studio has proven to be short-lived.

On Friday (20 April), Ross stepped down at chairman of Walt Disney Studios after less than three years on the job. His departure comes in the wake of the box office disaster John Carter which is expected to lose the studio arond $200 million.

In a letter to his staff, Ross wrote of the 'very difficult decision to step down' after realizing that the job was not the right fit for him:

April 17, 2012

The Florida Family Association plans to fly banner warning families

The anti-gay group Florida Family Association is seeking donations to 'warn families' about the unofficial 'Gay Day' taking place at Walt Disney World on June 2.'

'How would you feel if you entered the Magic Kingdom anticipating a normal day of fun with your family only to witness thousands of same-sex couples holding hands, hugging, kissing and wearing tee-shirts that promoted their lifestyle?' the group asks on its website.