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Anti-Gay Group Flies Gay Day 'Warning' Over Disney World


A conservative group in Florida has made it their mission to "warn" the people of Orlando about today's annual Gay Day at Disney World. The hateful Florida Family Association (FFA) says that gays and lesbians lead "immoral lifestyles" and has spent $7,000 to fly banners that read "Warning Gay Day at Disney 6/4" over Orlando for two full days.

From the FFA site:

"Florida Family Association wants to warn these families about this offensive event before they arrive at the Magic Kingdom on Saturday.  This airplane banner is our best effort to accomplish that goal...Florida Family Association has asked Disney officials to require Gay Day to be held after hours, like Grad Night or Night of Joy, to avoid offending unsuspecting families who traveled thousands of miles expecting a normal day."

The bigoted group currently has looped video of the flyover playing on the home page of its site. They are also urging a ridiculous boycott of the Doubletree by Hilton, the official hotel for Gay Day because The FFA believes they are "sanctioning the celebration of the homosexual, lesbian and transgender lifestyles."

Earlier this year, the FFA called for a boycott of MTV’s Degrassi: The Next Generation for featuring a transgender character on the show.

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  1. Free advertising! Thanks, idiots!

    Posted by: Anastasia Beaverhausen | Jun 4, 2011 1:51:42 PM

  2. Gay Days at MK is sooo offensive. I was there last year and it was like any other day at the park except for all the people wearing red shirts. I get that acknowledgement that gay people exist is offensive to them... but to any normal human being, the day at MK is tame. Now the gay days event at Typhoon Lagoon, yeah, but that occurs at night and was between $80-$100 last year. Was relaxing in the lazy river and floated past two guys having sex in the water.

    But in general, Disney is pretty gay every day of the year. The ratio of gays to straights feels much higher there than up here in Cincinnati anyway. (Hopefully I'll be back down there by this time next year!)

    Posted by: Rick in Cincinnati | Jun 4, 2011 1:55:27 PM

  3. I just went to their website and thanked them for the reminding me of the event so I could get a group of people to attend.

    Posted by: PLAINTOM | Jun 4, 2011 2:06:04 PM

  4. so should we be warned when the part celebrates a Bible group as well...I don't want to ride the rides with Jesus's Freaks either. like this is the biggest concern of everybody...what a bunch of no good...no use assholes!!

    Posted by: paul | Jun 4, 2011 2:12:27 PM

  5. Gee, that $14,000 couldn't have been used for some actual good works like feed the hungry?

    Jesus would be proud!

    Posted by: David R. | Jun 4, 2011 2:20:50 PM

  6. The title of this post states that the Florida Family Association flew over the Disney World theme park. The text, however, says that the flight was around the Orlando area. Local television coverage reports that the flight actually went over the park.

    The Disney property is subject to a TFR (Temporary Flight Restriction), which prohibits aircraft from flying within a 3 nautical mile sphere surrounding the site. The FAA does permit waivers; however, the pilot of the aircraft has to obtain a letter from Disney stating that the flight “is for an operational function of the venue.” So if the flight actually went over Disney, then either Disney approved the message or the pilot flew through restricted airspace. So which is it?

    Posted by: James | Jun 4, 2011 2:22:30 PM

  7. One of the earliest Mickey Mouse cartoons is named "Plane Crazy," which also is a good title for anyone who belongs to the Florida Family Association.

    Posted by: bobbyjoe | Jun 4, 2011 2:31:30 PM

  8. They should had taken the $7000 dollars and donated it to the hungry ...

    Posted by: CaDrifter | Jun 4, 2011 2:33:24 PM

  9. Gay Day @ Disney is extremely popular.

    Thanks for the free advertising......chumps.

    Posted by: AllBeefPatty | Jun 4, 2011 2:38:22 PM

  10. Politicians lead very immoral life styles. They have children outside of marriage while their wives are dying, or in their bed and home they share with their wives or while they are making important discussions in congress about the meaning of holy matrimony. Why aren't they flying this banner over D.C.?

    Posted by: HotBoyOnCampus | Jun 4, 2011 2:44:34 PM

  11. I just hope they got their money's worth on the banner.

    Posted by: Nathan | Jun 4, 2011 2:58:32 PM

  12. Has anyone read up on David Caton, the main guy of the FFA? He’s a porn and sex addict who is supposedly recovering. As we all know the saying when you point a finger at someone you have more pointing back at you? He is just trying to cover up for all the homosexual sex he has had and watched on the computer. I bet he has a huge x-tube account full of gay porn. Will someone please seize his computer and expose him for what he really is?

    Posted by: HotBoyOnCampus | Jun 4, 2011 3:00:33 PM

  13. First of all, there are families who at caught unawares by GayDays. However, most people planning a trip to the area for this time are probably gonna hear about it.

    Growing up in Florida, I've gone to the Disney parks a lot, but never around Gaydays. I have read a couple articles by gay guys saying that behavior during the daytime at the parks has gotten too extreme, and that they didn't want to subject their own children to men clad only in go-go shorts groping each other in front of merry-go-rounds. I don't know if that is true; I've also heard 95% of attendees are great people and well- behaved. So tonight my boyfriends gonna take me and I guess we'll find
    But would that be a better idea? Have special event nights for people who really wanna party? And maybe leave days for family- friendly stuff-friendly for ALL families, gay and straight-headed? Or is that giving in o unnecessary and bigoted concerns?

    Posted by: Scott | Jun 4, 2011 3:04:22 PM


    I'm sorry, that's all I can think of, looking at that pic!

    Posted by: Sancho | Jun 4, 2011 3:05:24 PM

  15. i have sent a note to the ffa that i intend to make a contribution to a local gay organization because of their effort to disrupt the gay day at disney. i thank lisa lampanelli for the idea and hope others will do the same and make a contribution as well. i intend to do this whenever i see that one of these hate groups disguised as a christian organization or family support organization at work.

    Posted by: lk | Jun 4, 2011 3:22:50 PM

  16. I don't believe this is even an official Disney event. They have no control over who wants to buy a ticket.

    Posted by: MacroT | Jun 4, 2011 3:27:05 PM

  17. meanwhile, homeless people in florida were still going hungry...

    Posted by: alguien | Jun 4, 2011 3:36:42 PM

  18. Alguien, do you really think these people gives a rats ass about the homeless? They all get their money by fear mongering that the gays are gonna get you children so give us money to fight them... and then this is what they do! I love that they take money from idiots and spend it doing idiotic things! Keep up the great work FFA, you're showing the rest of the nation what truly pathetic people you really are!

    Posted by: JamesG | Jun 4, 2011 3:56:20 PM

  19. Shorter lines!

    Posted by: candideinncc | Jun 4, 2011 4:09:30 PM

  20. Florida Family Association...... I wonder if they know that their initials (FFA) also stand for Fist Fu*kers of America....hmmmmmm?

    Posted by: Johnathan S | Jun 4, 2011 4:12:17 PM

  21. Wow. Their desperation is approaching actual hysteria.

    We are winning this struggle.

    Posted by: Laurence Ballard | Jun 4, 2011 4:15:06 PM

  22. Scott: What? When have you ever seen ANYONE in booty shorts @ D Land? I've been to gay days twice to the anaheim D land and its just a ton of gays and allies wearing red. The only PDA you would see is the average stuff. Lol no one is having sex on the tea cups. I'm assuming whomever wrote what you read were the conservative gays that don't go out and are bitter they don't live an exciting life.

    Also, theme parks have it where you can rent out the park after hours.

    Posted by: B | Jun 4, 2011 4:27:04 PM


    was the rest of the message that was carried by the second airplane that did not fit in the picture...thanks for the reminder!

    Posted by: fg | Jun 4, 2011 4:30:20 PM

  24. I just asked these bigots to remind me next year as well. What a bunch of freaks and haters.

    Posted by: Todd | Jun 4, 2011 4:34:09 PM

  25. My wife works at Disney World and saw the banner 2 days ago. Usually they skywrite. And my transgender son is there right now with his youth group and my wife helps get tickets for gay days at the Magic Kingdom. It is actually quite a family event with gay parents bringing the family for a nice day at the park. My kid has been going for years and will continue to. As for the adult party, well lets say I got pretty wild in my 20s too. I just do not see the difference between young gay folks getting wild and young straight folks getting wild.

    And Orlando would shut down without gay people who make this tourist joint run.

    Posted by: kmackle | Jun 4, 2011 4:46:59 PM

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