Progress is evident in ways both obvious and subtle as this story illustrates:
This boy mannequin rocks a Minnie Mouse outfit in a Disney theme park store window.
Now, Disney has made another bold statement, but hardly anyone is noticing. One of the stores in the Disney California Adventure theme park at Disneyland has a new window display featuring a boy mannequin wearing blue jeans, a Minnie Mouse shirt and hat, and carrying a Minnie Mouse purse. The gender non-conforming mannequin is standing amongst a range of toys including dolls and a Snow White storybook.
Most guests walk right past the mannequin and seem to be oblivious of the new window display, but Jarret Hastings, an annual pass holder visiting the park over the weekend, says it’s another step in the right direction.
“I think that it’s great that the Disney company can put something like this on display in…
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