St. Patrick's Day Parade

Banner Day: NYC's St. Patrick's Day Parade Allows Gay Group to March

Banner Day: NYC's St. Patrick's Day Parade Allows Gay Group to March
Organizers of the world's largest St. Patrick's Day Parade say they're ending a ban and allowing a gay group to march under its own banner for the first time. The prohibition on identified gay groups in the centuries-old New York parade had made participation a political issue. Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio refused to march this year, and Guinness beer dropped its sponsorship.
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