Monday 20 Oct
85093 users - now online: 1452 people
Gay News : Editions : 278 : Gays finally welcome in New York parade

Printer Friendly Page  Share

Gays finally welcome in New York parade
by Editorial Staff, in Lifestyle & Fashion , posted 16 October 2014


For the first time ever, gays will be allowed to participate in the traditional parade on St. Patrick's Day in New York as a separate group. The ban on the participation of gays had become a divisive political element in the American city .

Last year, the Democratic mayor De Blasio refused to join the parade, and sponsor Guiness withdrew for the same reason. The Organising Committee of the parade has now decided to allow the club of gay staff members of NBC Universal, the television station that broadcasts the parade.

On March 17, 2015, New Yorkers take to the streets to attend the 253rd parade on this feast-day of Ireland's patron saint. All New Yorkers can join, not just those with Irish ancestors.

The parade of dressed-up officials, politicians, bagpipers and politicians attracts hundreds of thousands to 5th Avenue.

Homosexuals were allowed to join in, but with other co-workers or other organizations. Their sexual orientation had to be kept hidden.

The New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan supports this modernization. "I know that thousands of homosexuals will be in the parade. And I'm happy with that.," Dolan said.

 
No one responded yet, maybe you would like to


Gays finally welcome in New York parade

Comment:

Comments:
Your name: ip 54.80.113.118















Topics:






Do not miss out on any of our issues!

Subscribe now and receive Gay News each month discreetly upon your doorstep. From only € 18.





More from Lifestyle & Fashion
More from number 278
More by Editorial Staff





:: Spotlight ::


Club Church


Cruise Club with theme-nights and darkroom


more info |visit


:: Spotlight ::


Barderij


neighbourhood gaybar, big!


more info |visit









bottom image




Entire © & ® 1995/2014 Gay International Press & Foundation G Media, Amsterdam. All rights reserved.
Gay News ® is a registered Trademark. © articles Gay News; duplication forbidden. Inclusion only allowed after written approval of the publisher, with clear source mentioning gay-news.com. Articles used by third parties will be invoiced and cashed where necessary. Gay News ISSN 2214-7640.
Headlines RSS (dutch)
Forum
Subscribe
self-employed Escortboys
CMI
Contact us
Advertising
Help