Patrick's Day Parade committee. They are organizing a meet-up for members and supporters this Sunday at Club Cafe. They deserve our respect just as much as anyone, and if this decision is not reversed immediately, I would encourage anybody who supports freedom, equality, and the service of our veterans no matter who they are, to boycott this parade. And, notably, the Dublin St Patrick's Day parade has regularly included gay-themed floats. Sections History Genealogy Irish America. They appear to be making the case against doing so, arguing in part that OUTVETS was late with some paperwork, and in part that the group must obey that code of conduct rule about how visibly gay marchers can be.
OutVets did not immediately say whether it would accept the invitation to march.
The gay ban of New York's St Patrick's Day parade is un-Irish
Celebrating years of the beloved song "Foggy Dew" and its history. What this committee might be ignoring is a simple fact about modern Ireland: Loading comments… Trouble loading? LGBT activists protested along the parade route, with one group, Irish Queers, threatening a new lawsuit. Put simply, its organizers say the parade is a religious procession, and it is technically a private event.
Stephen Lynch and Seth Moulton, city councilors, and state senators—are all condemning the move and say they will boycott the parade. Show 25 25 50 All. Loading comments… Trouble loading? Order by newest oldest recommendations. Most Shared Most Recent. Get a compelling long read and must-have lifestyle tips in your inbox every Sunday morning — great with coffee!