Disney Welcomes Gay Marriage Ceremonies The Walt Disney Company says it will allow same-sex couples to participate in its "Fairy Tale Wedding" program. For the first time gay marriages can take place inside Disney theme parks.
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Disney Welcomes Gay Marriage Ceremonies

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Disney Welcomes Gay Marriage Ceremonies

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The Walt Disney Company says it will allow same-sex couples to participate in its "Fairy Tale Wedding" program. For the first time gay marriages can take place inside Disney theme parks.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Today's last word in business comes from the Magic Kingdom.

The Walt Disney Company says it will allow same sex couples to participate in its fairy tale wedding program. For the first time, gay marriages can take place inside Disney theme parks. Previously, the company offered same-sex partners just the bare necessities. They can only wed in conference rooms at Disney resorts.

Now, things are just Jiminy Cricket, gay couples may purchase a fairy tale wedding for as little as $8,000. It includes food, flowers and a lot of "Zip-a-dee-doo-dah."

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MONTAGNE: For NPR News, this is MORNING EDITION.

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MONTAGNE: I'm Renee Montagne.

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