Tag Archives: theme parks

Disney Launches Mickey Mouse Pride Ears

Gay Times Magazine reports: Part of the experience of visiting any Disney theme park is wearing your favourite pair of Disney ears, whether that’s a classic Mickey Mouse, a cute Minnie Mouse with a bow, or one of the many limited edition variations that pop up through the year. But we think the latest Mickey ear release might be our ...

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Boy’s Death Draws Murder Charge For Ride Designer

CBS News reports: The designer of the Kansas waterslide on which a 10-year-old boy was decapitated in 2016 was taken into custody in Dallas Monday evening after arriving on a flight from China, the U.S. Marshals Service says. John Schooley, 72, was detained at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. He’s charged with second-degree murder. Schooley will be held in the ...

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SeaWorld Ends Killer Whale Breeding And Shows

NPR reports: In a major concession to critics and animal welfare groups, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment Inc. says it will stop breeding captive killer whales. SeaWorld’s treatment of its killer whales, or orcas, was put in the spotlight three years ago by Blackfish, a documentary that examined the death of SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau, who was killed by an orca ...

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PETA Vs Sea World

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Ark Encounter: Kentucky Is Discriminating Against Us For Our Discriminatory Hiring

Earlier this month the state of Kentucky announced that it will be denying $18M in tax incentives to the Ark Encounter because its employment application stipulates that prospective staffers must be fundamentalist Christians. Today Answers In Genesis, the creationist parent organization of the Ark Encounter, claims that their religious freedom to discriminate is being discriminated against. In addition to refuting ...

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HomoQuotable – Pete Werner

“I don’t care if you’re straight or gay, there are some things kids don’t need to see – and trust me, two queens frenching outside Cinderella castle is really high on that list. I can’t help but think of, and feel sorry for – the unsuspecting family who saved for years for a once in a lifetime trip – only ...

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NJ Park Plans World’s Tallest Drop Ride

Even the animation makes my balls hurt.

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OHIO: Amusement Park Cancels Wedding Contest After Gay Activists Complain

Via the Columbus Dispatch: An amusement park here is canceling a wedding contest after a gay couple organized a protest against the promotion. Cedar Point amusement park initially limited the contest to heterosexual couples because it said state law doesn’t allow gay couples to legally marry in Ohio. A spokesman says the park decided to cancel the event once it ...

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TEXAS: Woman Dies After Falling Out Of Six Flags’ “Texas Giant” Rollercoaster

A woman was killed on Friday after falling out of her seat on a Six Flags wooden rollercoaster in Arlington, Texas. Six Flags immediately closed the ride and the surrounding area while most of the theme park remained open. Officials at Six Flags did not reveal details about Esparza’s death, but released an official statement not long after the incident: ...

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Jagged Metal Krusty-O Not Included

Gizmodo reports: Visitors to Orlando Universal can now quench their thirst and stuff their faces at Moe’s Tavern, Krusty Burger, Cletus’ Chicken Shack, the Frying Dutchman, Luigi’s Pizza, and even finish it all off with one of Lard Lad’s gigantic donuts. For fans of the series, it’s a dream come true, and the only place on earth you’ll be able ...

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