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Congrats to The Walt Disney Company GLAAD Media Award Nominees

LGBTQ+ inclusive storytelling across Disney is honored with GLAAD Media Award nominations.

Disney Joins Sponsor Lineup for 2021 Cricket Celebration Bowl

HBCU Drum Major Mickey to make debut during football game and weekend festivities

Disney+’s “Chang Can Dunk” Wraps Production

Production has wrapped on “Chang Can Dunk,” an original, live-action film from Disney slated for release in 2023, exclusively on Disney+

Susan Arnold Named Chair of the Board, The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company Board of Directors announced that it has elected Susan E. Arnold as Chairperson of the Board, effective December 31, 2021.

D23 Magical Melody Performances

Recital of Remixes artists take the stage at Destination D23 on Nov. 21

Disney Honors Cast Heroes on Veterans Day

Disney salutes employees who have proudly served in the military with a video tribute and special flag ceremonies.

Our America: Indigenous and Urban

ABC OTV Stations Present Our America: Indigenous and Urban

“Summer of Soul” Wins at 2021 Critics Choice Documentary Awards

Summer of Soul” won in six categories at the 2021 Critics Choice Documentary Awards, including best documentary.

Reimagining Representation: New Pillars Muslim Artist Database

The Pillars Muslim Artist Database, created by Pillars Fund in collaboration with The Walt Disney Company, connects Muslims in film with industry leaders.

Making Magic and Honoring Military Traditions

In honor of National Veterans and Military Families Month, some magic was made for a U.S. Air Force family at the Walt Disney World Resort.

‘Eternals’ Sparks Conversation about Accessible Film and Content

Open caption showings of new theatrical releases are making content more accessible across domestic and international markets.

Reimagine Tomorrow Featured at National Supplier Diversity Forum

Partnerships with organizations like the National Minority Supplier Development Council have helped amplify efforts to support and work with diverse suppliers.

LAUNCHPAD Brings a New Generation of Storytellers to Disney+

On May 28, 2021, six filmmakers from underrepresented backgrounds will share their visions through Disney’s LAUNCHPAD.

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A Place Where Everyone is Welcome

Learn more about Disney’s new 5th Key: Inclusion
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Marvel Studios Releases Two First Looks

Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings was shared on actor Simu Liu’s social sites, @simuliu and @SimuLiu.

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Disney Look, Reimagined

Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products has updated appearance guidelines to allow for more personal expression and foster greater inclusivity.

Honoring Disney Cast Members in the Military Reserves

Support for military personnel, their families and veterans is part of the fabric of The Walt Disney Company.