Topics :: St. Patrick’s Day

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'Irish Catholics Did Me In': Anti-Gay Mouthpiece Cries Foul Over NYC St. Pat's Parade

RELIGION | By EDGE | Mar 17
When it comes to today's St. Patrick's Day parade in New York City, Catholic League president Bill Donohue is sitting it out and crying foul.

Catholic League Bowing Out of St. Patrick's Parade

RELIGION | By Karen Matthews | Sep 11
The Catholic League says it will sit out next year's St. Patrick's Day Parade in New York because parade organizers aren't letting an anti-abortion group march.

Gay Activists: Include Us in St. Patrick's Parade

NATIONAL | Sep 9
Gay activists who have been pushing to join New York City's St. Patrick's Day Parade since the 1990s say parade organizers must include them, not just a group for gay NBC employees.

Murdoch Twitter Rant: Boycott Guinness Over LGBT Support

CULTURE | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 17
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.

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

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

Gay Veterans Won’t March in Boston Parade

NATIONAL | Mar 13
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

NATIONAL | By David Perry | Mar 11
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.

’Blarney Blowout’ Ends in 73 Arrests

CULTURE | Mar 9
A pre-St. Patrick’s Day celebration near the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts spiraled out of control, pitting police in riot gear against thousands of drunken and unruly revelers.

Boston Parade Organizers Bar Gay Group

LOCAL | Mar 5
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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