Marketing the Rainbow. Click on pictures for larger image. How it began. Gay Days Disney started as an informal event in , when 3, gays and lesbians from central Florida decided to gather in Disney World on one day, wearing red shirts to make their presence more visible. By , the event had grown to 10, participants and as of approximately , LGBTs, their families, friends and supporters attended the six-day gathering including various pool parties, conventions, festivals, a business expo, activities for kids, etc.
How Disney GayDays quietly became a massive Pride event
The homosexual celebration, which ran from June 3rd to June 8th, featured topless homosexuals engaged in hugging, kissing and public fondling at a Disney theme park. Mawyer said. Mawyer added. Mawyer was referring to his first night of filming when Disney officials ordered him to stop filming inside the Disney-owned dance club, Mannequins. But the threats against Mr.
Only four years ago, a British travel agency launched a gathering at Disneyland Paris where gay and lesbian theme park fans could meet for happy hour drinks. Walt Disney Co. Among major theme parks across the U. It will be held again on Saturday.
Gay Days at Walt Disney World is a loosely organized event where lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT individuals, their families, friends and supporters go to Walt Disney World on a single day each year. It is held on the first Saturday in June with numerous other events in the area during the preceding week. The first documented event, in June , had 3, gays and lesbians from central Florida going to area theme parks on one day wearing red shirts to make their presence more visible.