Bill de Blasio

NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade to end anti-gay ban

The organizers of the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade have announced that, for the first time in the parade's 253-year history, it will allow LGBT organizations to march under their own banner.

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NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio to attend inclusive 'St. Pat's for All' parade

This Sunday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will attend the 15th annual St. Pat's For All Parade, an LGBT-inclusive event that stands in opposition to the City's largest St. Patrick's Day Parade, which does not allow LGBT groups to participate.

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February 6, 2014

LGBT exclusion leads NYC mayor to bow out of St. Patrick's Day Parade

At a City Hall news conference, Mayor de Blasio stated “I simply disagree with the organizers of that parade in their exclusion of some individuals in this city”.

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