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Photos: Historic St. Patrick's Day Parade Brings Out Celebrants — and Controversy

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

An openly gay group marched in the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade — a first in the event’s more than 250-year history.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Gays Will March in the St. Patrick's Day Parade

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Parade organizers announced yesterday that a gay group will march in this year's St. Patrick's day parade.Why this decision, this year?

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WNYC News

How the Wars Over Gays and St. Pat's Defined New York

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Gays marched in the 1991 parade, but they weren't invited back. Here's why.

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Bratton Says He Marched to Honor NYPD Tradition, Not Against Gay Groups

Monday, March 17, 2014

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Police Commissioner Bill Bratton was the highest profile city official to march in the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade on Monday, since others in the de Blasio administration chose to stay away in protest. The parade forbids LGBT people from carrying signs or wearing paraphernalia that identifies them as gay ...

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Irish-American Grievances

Monday, March 17, 2014

On St. Patrick's Day, Niall O'Dowd, publisher of the website IrishCentral.com, founder of Irish America Magazine and Irish Voice newspaper, and former chairman of the Irish Lobby for Immigration Reform, explains why some in the Irish-American community feel that the new mayoral administration is slighting them.

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WNYC News

Why the Furor Over Manhattan's St. Patrick's Day Parade?

Sunday, March 16, 2014

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Here's an explainer about what makes the parade a political hot potato year after year.

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Bratton: I Can March in St. Pat's and Adore Gays

Friday, February 28, 2014

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Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said marching in the annual St Patrick's Day parade next month doesn’t mean he’s ambivalent about gay rights.

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