Disney employees continue to be frustrated with Disney’s lukewarm response to the Florida Parental Rights in Education bill, known colloquially as the “Don’t Say Gay Bill.” Employees arranged several walk-outs for this week to protest the response from the company.
Marvel’s statement pledges support to their allies who promote the values of equality, acceptance, and respect. The statement read that Marvel Studios stands for hope, inclusivity, and strength.
In addition to the Parental Rights in Education bill in Florida, Georgia seeks to pass similar legislation prohibiting LGBT content from being taught in Georgia’s private schools.
Under the Common Humanity in Private Education Act, no private school classroom would be able to “promote, compel, or encourage classroom discussion of sexual orientation or gender identity in primary grade levels or in a manner that is not appropriate for the age and developmental stage of the student.”