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Cirque du Soleil-North Carolina

A scene from the Cirque du Soleil production “Toruk - The First Flight.” The Canadian-based circus company Cirque du Soleil is canceling upcoming stops in North Carolina by two of its touring shows to protest a state law that limits anti-discrimination protections for the LGBT community.

 (Errisson Lawrence / Associated Press)
‘Ant-Man’

Marvel’s “Ant-Man” features Scott Lang/Ant-Man (Paul Rudd) among his ants. The Walt Disney Co. has threatened to stop filming in Georgia over a state bill that some interpreted as anti-gay. Disney has shot in Georgia some of its Marvel superhero movies, including “Ant-Man.”

 (Marvel )
“Captain America: Civil War”

A scene from “Captain America: Civil War.” The Walt Disney Co. has threatened to stop filming in Georgia over a state bill that some interpreted as anti-gay. Disney has shot in Georgia some of its Marvel superhero movies, including “Captain America: Civil War." 

 (Disney-Marvel)
Walt Disney World Awaken Summer - Media Preview

Cirque du Soleil’s  Aerial Bamboo and B-Boys attend the Walt Disney World Awaken Summer - Media Preview on April 18 in Orlando, Fla. Cirque du Soleil and Disney support LGBT rights.

 (Gustavo Caballero / Getty Images)
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