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Staten Island Leaders Defund St. Patrick’s Day Parade Over Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination

Community board members in Staten Island, New York, have voted to withhold taxpayer money from the borough’s St. Patrick’s Parade Committee due to years of discrimination against the LGBTQ+ community. Read More

Denied Entrance to the Parade, LGBTQ Groups Hold Alternative St. Patrick’s Day Events

LGBTQ groups in Staten Island held alternative St. Patrick's Day events this week after being again denied admission to the borough's holiday parade. Read More

Staten Island St. Patrick’s Day Parade Organizers Again Deny Access to LGBTQ Marchers

St. Patrick’s Day is approaching and cities nationwide are planning parades to celebrate the Irish holiday. In Staten Island, New York, the organizers of a local parade remain unwilling to include LGBTQ people who want to march with rainbow pride. Read More

LGBTQ Group to Hold Welcoming Dance After Being Banned from St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The Pride Center of Staten Island announced it would be having a “Gay St. Patrick’s Dance” this coming Saturday after having been banned from marching in the Staten Island St. Patrick’s Day parade. Read More

LGBTQ Groups Again Denied Admission to Staten Island St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The Pride Center of Staten Island has once again been denied permission to march in Staten Island’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade. Read More

LGBT Group Banned from St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Staten Island

Organizers of Staten Island's St. Patrick's Day parade barred an LGBT group from participating in the event last weekend because, the parade's president said, it was not a "sexual identification parade." Read More