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Euro Disney Gets Bailout As Shares Plummet

FAMILY | By Greg Keller | Oct 6
In Europe, even Mickey Mouse is getting a bailout. The Disney resort on the outskirts of Paris is getting a financial lifeline from owner The Walt Disney Company to handle rising debt and a decline in visitors at a time of economic uncertainty in Europe.

Disney World Cuts Funds to BSA Over Anti-Gay Policy

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 27
Officials from Walt Disney World said Thursday that they will cease donations to the Boy Scouts of America due to the organization’s highly controversial policy on openly gay scout leaders.

One Million Moms Targets ’Gay Days’ at Disney

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | May 9
The anti-gay group One Million Moms is attacking Gay Days, an unofficial LGBT event that takes place at Disney World in Orlando, Fla.

Minnie Gets a Makeover

FASHION | By Thomas Adamson | Apr 1
Forever-young Minnie Mouse is growing up and moving on from her old red and white polka dots with a new outfit unveiled at Disneyland Paris

Gay Days Disney Shows the Best of Anaheim

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 22
LGBT visitors from across the country and the world gathered in Anaheim for Gay Days Disney. And although they may have expected the rides and mouse ears, many were surprised at the wide array of shopping, dining, and cultural events.

One Magical Weekend: A Charitable ’Fun-Raiser’

CULTURE | By Jesse Monteagudo | Apr 18
One of the most popular Gay Days events - though not one produced by Gay Days itself - is One Magical Weekend, to be held at the Walt Disney World from May 31 to June 3.

Disney’s New Hawaiian Resort ’Aulani’

The Walt Disney Co.’s new upscale, beachside Hawaiian resort Aulani opens Monday, thousands of miles from the nearest Disney theme park. And while Mickey Mouse and friends can be found, Hawaii’s culture, history and natural beauty are the biggest stars.

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