No this is not sailing, and before you right-wing homophobes start bitching (which, like the sun coming up, you surely will), I am thrilled about this story. It is comforting to know that within the Disney family there are enlightened, honest and progressive family members. –ed.
Roy P. Disney, the grand-nephew of Disneyland founder Walt Disney, (and the owner of the various Pyewackets) jumped Tuesday into the feud between Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Disney empire with a fundraising plea in which he disclosed that he has a transgender child.
Mr. Disney, whose grandfather Roy O. Disney founded the company with his brother Walt, said in a fundraising pitch for the Human Rights Campaign that he was “heartbroken” over the Florida bill barring schools from discussing gender identity and sexual orientation with students in grades K-3.
“My wife, Sheri, and I have been members of HRC for over 20 years,” said Mr. Disney in the email. “Equality matters deeply to us, especially because our child, Charlee, is transgender and a proud member of the LGBTQ+ community.” Read on.