Criticism of Disney after its opposition to ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill is ‘misplaced’

Comedian and podcaster Katie Halper said podcaster Joe Rogan’s and comedian Bill Maher’s pushback against corporations such as Disney after it openly opposed Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill is misplaced. “We should always have skepticism when we’re dealing with corporations and when it comes to corporate power. I think that Bill Maher and Joe Rogan’s…

Not Just Florida. How “Don’t Say Gay” Legislation Compares In Other States.

What’s forbidden in your local classroom? getty Florida has attracted considerable attention for its “Parental Rights in Education” law. It’s not a new legislative notion; for example, a current political candidate in New Hampshire twelve years ago was pushing legislation to bar “pro-gay” curriculum from the classroom. But currently these gag laws have swept across…

Come here where you can say gay

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is launching a digital billboard campaign to lure Floridians unhappy with their state’s “Don’t Say Gay” law to the Big Apple, Mayor Eric Adams announced Monday. The billboards supporting LGBTQ visibility will be displayed in five major markets in Florida for eight weeks starting Monday, Adams, a Democrat,…

How Disney and CEO Bob Chapek made a mess of the company’s reaction to Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill

“Disney — they get everything they want,” said Anna Eskamani, a Democratic state representative from Orlando, who can rattle off a list of measures killed or pushed through with the company’s weight, such as an exemption designed for Disney from a 2021 bill that restricted the ability of social media firms to ban political candidates.…