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Disney Heir Comes Out As Trans, Regrets Silence on 'Don't Say Gay' Bill

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Disney heir has come out as transgender, while also expressing regret for not having publicly spoken out sooner in opposition of Florida's Parental Rights in Education legislation.Dubbed the "Don't Say Gay" bill by critics, the legislation—which was recently signed by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis—prohibits teachers from discussing LGBTQ+ issues with students from kindergarten up to third grade.Disney had faced much criticism in the weeks leading up to the bill being signed into law, amid claims that the entertainment giant's CEO, Bob Chapek, had taken too long to speak out in condemnation of the legislation.Showing their personal stance on the matter, the Disney family pledged $500,000 to the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), with Roy P.

Disney, the great nephew of Walt Disney and grandson of a Walt Disney Co. co-founder, revealing news of Charlee's gender identity in an appeal.Writing to the advocacy group, Roy P.

Disney said, per the Los Angeles Times: "Equality matters deeply to us especially because our child, Charlee, is transgender and a proud member of the LGBTQ+ community."Charlee Corra Disney, who works as a high school biology and environmental science teacher, told the Times of their own advocacy: "I feel like I don't do very much to help.

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