St. Patty's Day - everything gets too complicated

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    I think they think "being treated like everyone else" means letting their groups in the parade just like other groups are allowed in the parade. Nothing really to do with PC at all.
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    I thought they were allowed in the parade but with the restriction of not being able to visibly identify themselves/group as gay (or, for that matter, fond of brown-eyed brunettes)?
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    Not for nothing but have you noticed how folk are so much more subdued at the San Gennaro festival? Much more concentration on the food...just saying. Of course there could be 3-4 coronaries in the street, but what are going to do.
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    Cirrhosis of the liver or heart attack, pick your ailment :)

    hahha, you're right, it is more subdued and probably because it's centered on food where every fool (which I can't say I was above it all) uses St. Patricks as an excuse to get loaded.
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    that's what I read.

    http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/20...lusion-gays/tgB9CcaUQMNLGLKavwZYdN/story.html
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    Yes, that's the issue. If you want to march as the "Irish Gators Club" its cool, if you want to march as the "Gay Irish Gators Club" it isnt.
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    Why do they think it is problematic that the organizers of the event don't want it diverted to a gay promotional event rather than a St. Patrick's Day event?
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    I don't understand why that's a problem. Sexual preference is not a social, trade, nor heritage group, and should remain private, especially in circumstances where minors abound. "Irish Gators Club Who Like To Do Their Women Doggy Style" would be unacceptable as well.
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    Damn straight. Now let me get back to my totally non sexualized hetreosexual parade.

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    They're inappropriately dressed. :rolleyes: White shoes shouldn't be worn until Memorial Day in late May. :D
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    ahahahahaha!!!!!:D:D
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    Good one...
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    I don't understand why its a problem simply to have a sign that says "gay" on it, or what that has to do with "minors."
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    The law generally requires that all minors are to be shielded from any kind of perversion, sexual exploitation, or exposure to lewd and lascivious conduct - which is a form of abuse / neglect, and contributes to their delinquency.

    Let the homosexuals and their confused friends into St. Patrick's Parade, next thing you know, you've gotta full blown San Fran gay pageant going on.

    In other words, there goes the neighborhood . . . parade.

    So spare the minors. Especially the heterosexual ones. They're all we've got left.
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    Are you really saying a sign with the word "gay" on it is a form of perversion, sexual exploitation, or lewd and lascivious conduct? Or are you being sarcastic?
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    I've come to the conclusion that they could care less. I just think they want a full societal breakdown with no holds barred on boundaries. If anyone thinks this is going to stop with the recognition of gay marriage in all 50 states you're off you rocker. The next target, and take this to the bank, will be the churches.
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    A sign ? No, not a sign.

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