Disney has come under major fire after policies and comments have sparked criticism that the company supports sexualizing children from a young age.
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The protest was organized at least in part by Sean Feucht, a Christian leader who led a series of “Let Us Worship” events that protested the COVID shutdowns on worship gatherings.
“Parents are joining together to rally outside Disney’s Headquarters to send a message,” he said. “Disney crossed the line when they began to enable those who want to fight to sexualize our kids!”
The controversy arose when Disney came out vocally against a Florida law that bans teachers from talking to Kindergarten through third graders about gender and sexuality. After pushback, a top Disney executive committed to have half of all its characters be LGBTQIA or from racial minorities by the end of this year.
The protest has garnered widespread media attention.
So, the New York Times published a hit piece on Christians and me today — on the very same day we are set to have a massive protest with parents at Disney. Not a coincidence.https://t.co/XreaDRbNlo
— Sean Feucht (@seanfeucht) April 6, 2022
LOOK what is HABBENING 🎉🎊💪😊
“Anti-Groomer parents held a protest today outside Disney in California after Disney attacked the Parents Rights in Education law in Florida and came out in support of Groomers” pic.twitter.com/AfVQrSo1cF
— mary manuel (@maryman31794828) April 7, 2022
WATCH: | “BOYCOTT DISNEY! BOYCOTT DISNEY!”
Hundreds of parents, children, activists and students show up to protest and call on others to #boycottdisney in front of Disney HQ, in Burbank CA.
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cc: @ElAmerican_ pic.twitter.com/3qXexA2Q8e
— Anthony Cabassa (@AnthonyCabassa_) April 7, 2022
Anti-Disney protest happening outside studios in Burbank. Group called ‘Hold The Line’ says Disney is leaning to far left for their liking. They’re calling for a Disney boycott to “keep their children innocent” @FOXLA pic.twitter.com/XgjbUujqUm
— Travis Rice (@traviscrice) April 7, 2022