Monday, March 16, 2015

Dispatches: ‘Irish and Queer’ in NY St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Via Human Rights Watch: "In contrast to previous years, the leadership of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York welcomed the inclusion of LGBT groups into the parade. This year’s grand marshal, Cardinal Archbishop of New York Timothy Dolan, said he thought “the decision is a wise one.” Despite criticism from some Catholic groups, Dolan made clear that “people with same-sex attraction are God’s children, deserving dignity and respect, never to be treated with discrimination or injustice.”" Read the article: Dispatches: ‘Irish and Queer’ in NY St. Patrick’s Day Parade by Celso Perez, March 16, 2015