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Disney heir comes out as transgender and apologises for not doing more against 'Don't Say Gay' bill

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Disney and the co-founder of Walt Disney Co, revealed his son, Charlee, was trans while pledging $500,000 along with his family to the Human Rights Campaign (HRC).In an appeal to America's largest LGBT+ advocacy group, Mr Disney said: "Equality matters deeply to us especially because our child, Charlee, is transgender and a proud member of the LGBTQ+ community."The Los Angeles Times reports that 30-year-old Charlee Disney, a science teacher, came out as trans four years ago.They use the pronouns they and them, but this is the first time the family has addressed their gender orientation in public.'I feel like I don't do very much to help'The 'Don't Say Gay' bill, bans teachers from discussing sexual orientation and gender issues with students in classrooms and was signed into law last month by Florida's Governor, Ron DeSantis.

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I felt like I could be doing more."They said they had "very few openly gay role models", adding: "And I certainly didn't have any trans or nonbinary role models.

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