NYC St Patrick’s Day parade drops ban on gay groups

The New York St Patrick’s Day parade will allow an LGBT contingent to march under their own banner for the first time.

The annual Catholic event – which attracts over a million tourists each year – has a long-held ban on allowing gay groups to march – but the 2014 parade faced a large commercial boycott over the exclusion of LGBT groups.


http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2015/09/29/nyc-st-patricks-day-parade-drops-ban-on-gay-groups/