Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Disneyland Paris decides gay dollars are OK dollars with official Pride event

Posted By on Wed, Jan 30, 2019 at 5:44 PM

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Although Gay Days has been celebrated at the Disney parks for decades, ever since the first one in 1991 (right here in Orlando!), Disneyland Paris has just made history by becoming the first to organize an official LGBTQ Pride event, finally acknowledging openly that pink money pays their bills, too.

Magical Pride happens June 1, 2019, and will include a "Magical March of Diversity" parade, as well as several different music performances. Inspired by Orlando's and Anaheim's massive Gay Days parties, the first – though it was unofficial – Magical Pride took place at Disneyland Paris in 2014. Now it's getting the nod from the park.

Considering the way Disney has pretended not to notice the source of the tidal wave of cash flowing their way from the thousands of red-shirted attendees lo these many decades (not to mention from LGBTQ Disney stans the other 364 days of the year), we think it's pretty cool that Le House du Mouse is stepping up.

Interestingly, that first Saturday in June has been the official Gay Days Disney visit since its inception – until this year, when GayDays made the decision to move the date to August. Great news for true fans – now you can hit both.

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