Recently, another political figure commented on some things related to Disney and we’ve got all the updates right here for you.
Most recently, the Bill was passed into law and Disney issued a statement in response, indicating that the Bill should never have been passed or signed into law and that its goal would be for the law to be repealed or struck down. Disney has also said that they are creating a task force to develop strategies to be a more positive force for the LGBT community, and “new content for children and family” will be a large part of the focus of this task force. Recently, protests were held in front of Disney’s corporate headquarters in response to some of Disney’s recent statements and actions.
Florida’s Parental Rights in Education Bill (what critics have deemed the “Don’t Say Gay” Bill) has been extensively covered by the news over the past several weeks. It’s likely something you’ve heard discussed on your local news station, or seen discussed online and a variety of news sites.
Here at DFB we’ve been sharing updates with you regarding this Bill (now law) as it relates to Disney, specifically with respect to Disney’s responses to the Bill, criticisms of Disney’s responses, and what former Disney executives, current Disney employees, and more have had to say on the topic. Most recently, Disney spoke out against the passage of the Bill and Florida’s Governor issued a response. We’ve already seen how Disney’s actions have impacted employees, Governors, and more, but now Disney’s actions and responses in relation to this Bill could have other big consequences.
Florida’s Parental Rights in Education Bill (what critics call the “Don’t Say Gay” Bill) is a topic that has been discussed a great deal over the past several weeks.
From Disney’s initial statement to CEO Bob Chapek’s comments on the Company’s formal stance on the Bill, and everything in between, we’ve been sharing all kinds of updates on the topic with you. Now, a former Disney Executive has weighed in on why he spoke out about the issue and why (and when) others should comment on major issues.
Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” Bill has flooded headlines recently, particularly as it relates to Disney’s response to the situation.
Disney issued an initial response, which was then followed by a memo from Disney CEO Bob Chapek. That was then followed by statements from Chapek during the shareholder meeting, an apology from Chapek, and further comments. We previously shared that some Disney employees had been planning walkouts for today, March 22nd, and we shared an updated look at those walkouts this morning. Now, we’ve got photos, videos, and more information of what took place.
The passage of Florida’s Parental Rights in Education bill, what critics have termed the “Don’t Say Gay” bill, has prompted a number of responses from Disney as a company, Disney’s CEO, other Disney leaders, and more.
Just recently, Disney held a virtual town hall meeting regarding the Bill and Disney’s previous responses. The town hall meeting was held yesterday, just one day before some Disney employees planned to walk out of their jobs in response to Disney’s handling of this issue. Today, the walkouts are scheduled to take place. But just what is going on with these walkouts at the moment and what has already taken place? Here’s what we know.
We’ve shared details about Disney’s initial statement, the various statements made by Disney’s CEO — Bob Chapek, and other actions that are set to be taken in response to the Bill. Now, we’ve got another update when it comes to Disney, the Company’s position on the Bill, and what it intends to do next.
During the recent Disney Shareholder Meeting, we heard from Disney’s CEO, Bob Chapek, about the Company’s position on the Florida bill and what steps it plans to take moving forward. Now, there have been more developments.
A bill that has drawn a lot of criticism in Florida recently made its way through Florida’s legislative system.
What bill is it? What criticism has it drawn? And where does Disney stand in all of this? We’re breaking it down here for you.