From its modest beginnings in as a informal, one-day celebration at Walt Disney World at which gay and lesbian participants donned red shirts and traveled around the park together, Gay Days at Disney World—also known as Orlando Gay Days—has evolved into one of the world's foremost LGBTQ celebrations. It's also helped spawn an unrelated though similarly popular event in California each October, Gay Days Anaheim at Disneyland. Although neither Walt Disney World nor any of the parks or tourism organizations in greater Orlando actually produce this event, they do sanction and support this week-long series of social gatherings at the area's various theme parks and hotels as well as both circuit-style parties and concerts along with more laid-back revelry at countless venues throughout the region. More than , participants have attended Disney Gay Days in past years. You can obtain special Gay Days Orlando rates, which include admission to the hotel pool parties, here.
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Many a gay boy, myself included, grew up watching Tommy mourn his dog in Old Yeller , turn into a dog himself in The Shaggy Dog , tame the savage wilderness with his brothers in The Swiss Family Robinson and reluctantly kiss Annette Funicello in The Misadventures of Merlin Jones Growing up on Disney movies and television, I wanted to be like Tommy Kirk. And, in an unexpected sort of way, my wish was granted. Issue 38 of Filmfax Apr. The Kirk that emerges in this interview, after decades of obscurity and silence, is an older and wiser man; one who is willing to deal with the contradictions in his life and their effect on his career. Kirk is gay—which is why he is in this column in the first place—a fact about himself hat he is quite open about and willing to talk about in his interview:. For that I have no apologies.
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Are you going to Walt Disney World? This calendar is based on historical facts as we know them today, and personal experiences. Walt Disney World crowd patterns have undergone a pretty substantial shift over the last few years. The introduction of tiered ticket pricing back in had a major impact on crowd patterns that still lingers to today. Some of the traditionally slow times have become busy and historically busy times have slowed down quite a bit.
Scroll below to see the complete Walt Disney World calendar with crowds and new attraction offerings to help you decide when to visit Walt Disney World. Walt Disney World had over 20 million guests enter the Magic Kingdom alone last year. This can mean for some very big crowds!