LGBT group to march in NYC’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade
: The world’s largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade, in New York City, is ending a ban and allowing a gay group to march under its own banner for the first time.
The parade committee, in a statement made available to The Associated Press, said on Wednesday that OUT@NBCUniversal, a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender support group at the company that broadcasts the parade, would be marching up Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue on March 17 under an identifying banner.
Photo: New York City St. Patrick’s Day parade-goers. (AFP/Getty Images)