Mayor Marty Walsh was hopeful an agreement could be reached to allow gay veterans in the South Boston St. Patrick’s Day parade.
A major sponsor has pulled out of the St. Patrick’s Day parade in South Boston.
The head of a gay rights group that had their invitation to march in the South Boston St. Patrick’s Day parade revoked said she was “surprised by the abrupt and hostile tone” of the rejection.
Organizers of the South Boston St. Patrick’s Day parade have revoked their invitation to a gay rights advocacy group to march with them on March 16.
A small Catholic school in Harvard, Massachusetts has pulled out of the South Boston Saint Patrick’s Day Parade because a gay rights advocacy group will be marching this month.
A MassEquality official said Saturday a group of gay military veterans can march under its banner as part of a deal brokered by Boston Mayor Martin Walsh. But marchers from the gay-rights group would not be allowed to wear clothing or hold signs that refer to sexual orientation.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh says he will boycott the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade in South Boston, unless organizers allow gay and lesbian groups to march next month.
A 90-year-old man has died of injuries he suffered in a South Boston fire Saturday night.
Firefighters battled a blaze in a South Boston three-decker that sent two residents and a firefighter to the hospital.
It started to look and feel like spring in South Boston Saturday.