Disney has not given an official response—io9 has reached out and will update this post if we hear back—but the company’s own internal Pride Advisory Group shared the following, according to Deadline: “We have not organized this walkout nor the accompanying list of demands and we neither endorse nor condemn these actions.”


Letting down its LGBTQIA+ employees and their historical contributions to the company has cast the current Disney leadership in a negative light. Its slow-to-respond reactions speak to a company culture that’s elicited an outcry not just within its ranks but from ally consumers as well.

Wondering where our RSS feed went? You can pick the new one up here.