ANAHEIM, Calif. - Parkgoers heading over to Disneyland Resort in California may notice something slightly different during their next visit.According to Disney, the company is taking out all the "gendered greetings" in the theme park's recorded messages to promote a more welcoming environment for guests who do not identify with traditional gender roles, including male or female.In a video conference call recorded by City Journal's Christopher Rufo, Disney's diversity and inclusion manager Vivian Ware was heard explaining that parkgoers will no longer hear "ladies and gentlemen" or "boys and girls" in the park's greetings.Get your top stories delivered daily! Sign up for FOX 11’s Fast 5 newsletter.
And, get breaking news alerts in the FOX 11 News app. Download for iOS or Android."We trained – we provided training for all of our cast members in relationship to that.
So now they know it's ‘Hello, everyone,’ or ‘Hello, friends,'" Ware was heard saying in the video conference call. Parkgoers will also hear the updated greetings before the fireworks shows at the Magic Kingdom, Ware said in the video conference call. "I love the fact that it's opened up the creativity, the opportunity for our cast members to look at that," Ware said, in part, in the video conference call. "We don't want to just assume because someone might be, in our interpretation, may be presenting as female, but they may not want to be called ‘princess.'"Disney's push for promoting inclusion for guests of all gender identities comes as the company's employees staged a walkout earlier in the month in the wake of Florida's controversial "Don't Say Gay" bill. RELATED: Disney employees to walkout in protest over Florida's 'Don't Say Gay' billTune in to FOX 11.