Topics :: St. Patrick’s Day Parade

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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.

Gays Scoff at NY St. Patrick's Day Parade Decision

NATIONAL | By Jim Fitzgerald | Sep 4
A decision by organizers of the city's St. Patrick's Day Parade to allow one gay organization to march is a disappointment after decades of fighting by gay groups for full participation, several advocates said Wednesday.

Cardinal Dolan Slated for Grand Marshal of St. Pat's Gay-Inclusive Parade

RELIGION | By Rachel Zoll | Sep 4
Roman Catholic Cardinal Timothy Dolan Dolan was quick to issue a statement of support for the parade organizers, accepting their decision -- but some conservatives want the archbishop to withdraw from the event.

Gay Group to March in NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade

NATIONAL | By Jim Fitzgerald | Sep 3
A gay group will march under its own banner for the first time in the world's largest St. Patrick's Day Parade, organizers said Wednesday.

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

PRIDE | By EDGE | Jun 17
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

RELIGION | By EDGE | Mar 23
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

LOCAL | By Sue O’Connell | Mar 20
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.

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

LOCAL | By Alice Farrell | Mar 17
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.

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

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 17
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.

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