Bill de Blasio ©Kevin Case

By Gwen Orel

How it’s New York: The St. Patrick’s Day makes EVERYONE Irish.
Bill de Blasio ©Kevin Case

Bill de Blasio ©Kevin Case

How it’s Irish: Including homosexuals in the St. Patrick’s Day is a hot button issue.

NEW YORK (AP) – Mayor Bill de Blasio is not planning to march in the nation’s biggest and oldest St. Patrick’s Day parade unless its organizers change their limitations on displays of gay pride. De Blasio skipped the march a year ago and currently intends to do so again, aides to the mayor said Monday. This…

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About the Author

Gwen Orel

The only New York journalist who writes for both the Forward and Irish Music Magazine.