Topics :: St. Patrick’s Day Parade

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DeBlasio Vows Not to March in Any Parade that Isn’t LGBT Inclusive

By EDGE | Tuesday Jun 17, 2014
Making good on his promise to stand with all New Yorkers, Mayor Bill De Blasio announced this weekend that he and his wife Chirlane McCray, will not march in any parade that excludes the city’s LGBT community.

Catholic League Calls For Boycott of Guinness

By EDGE | Sunday Mar 23, 2014
In a move similar in effectiveness to yelling at the wind, Catholic League president Bill Donohue is trying to get the Irish to stop drinking Guinness. The boycott comes in response Guinness’ decision to pull sponsorship of the NYC St Patrick’s Day Parade

Working Toward Parade Inclusion

By Sue O’Connell | Thursday Mar 20, 2014
Make no mistake - progress was made this year. The Allied War Veterans moved closer to allowing LGBT groups into the parade they organize, the traditional St. Patrick’s Day Parade in South Boston.

Guinness Pulls Out of NYC St. Patrick’s Parade Over Gay Exclusion

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Mar 17, 2014
Officials from popular Irish dry stout maker Guinness announced Saturday that they are pulling sponsorship of New York City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade because participants aren’t allowed to openly march as LGBT people.

Murdoch Twitter Rant: Boycott Guinness Over LGBT Support

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Mar 17, 2014
Good old cranky Rupert Murdoch is no stranger to lashing out on Twitter and on Monday the media magnate voiced his disproval of Irish beer producer Guinness’ decision to pull out of NYC’s St. Pat’s Day Parade.

Panti-Monium: Where Pride Meets St. Patrick’s Day

By Alice Farrell | Monday Mar 17, 2014
Drag performer Panti (aka Rory O’Neill) was the "Queen of Queens" marching with Mayor Bill deBlasio earlier this month at the "St. Patrick’s Parade for All" across the East River in Sunnyside, Queens.

Gay Pride Float Sneaks Into Boston’s St. Pat’s Parade

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Mar 17, 2014
It looks like LGBT people marched in Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade after all.

Gay Veterans Won’t March in Boston Parade

Thursday Mar 13, 2014
A gay rights advocacy group says it is ending its efforts to get organizers of Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day parade to allow gay military veterans to march.

LGBTQs Still Barred From Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade

By David Perry | Tuesday Mar 11, 2014
Organizers of the South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade face a growing political backlash for their refusal to let a group of 20 gay veterans participate as openly LGBTQ in the nation’s second largest Irish-themed march.

Boston Parade Organizers Bar Gay Group

Wednesday Mar 5, 2014
Boston’s mayor is hoping a deal can still be reached to allow a gay group to march in the city’s St. Patrick’s Day parade, even after organizers said they were deceived by a gay veterans group and ended negotiations.
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