Join Me In Not Wearing Green For St. Patrick's Day

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Wear some horrific shade of black, brown, or gray to make a statement.

And that statement will be:

I'm not going along with your festivities and acting like this is a day for merry-making when open gays are still banned from being represented in the parade!

Until Saturday's event catches up with the last century, sexuality-wise, I don't see why we need to validate it, celebrate it, and act like it's so hunky-dory that we're going to go along with their color scheme, down to the green vomit after a few too many beers.

I'm not saying you should lock yourself in the house -- just that you shouldn't act like you're a willing participant since so many people are criminally unwelcome there.

My big dilemma is that a friend is having his big annual St. Patty's Day party, but that's mainly because his name happens to be Patty.

In any case, I will make my obligatory appearance, but I will not wear green, except for the boogers hanging out of my nose in protest.

And I will not smile or act like I'm having the slightest bit of fun, not even in unguarded moments.

Kindly do the same.


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8 comments
anonTWO
anonTWO

no open homosexuals but plenty of slobbering drunks- real classy!DEFINITELY a must avoid event.

latenitebump
latenitebump

the irish gay queens should hand out free beer and mashed potatoes (at the parade). that should create awareness.

bitchtrollfromhell
bitchtrollfromhell

I'm Irish and this day means jack-shit to me, never celebrated it, never will! (and I hate U-2!)

Savannah Montgomery
Savannah Montgomery

Been doing this for years...the worst was when I used to live on UES where the parade ended in those days...[hot, I must admit] firemen puking their guts out (at 2:30pm) and too drunk to stand...pretty.

Kathleen Warnock
Kathleen Warnock

You should come to the FUN parade in (the aptly named) Queens: real Irish, gay & straight, and everyone else who wants to participate marches in St. Pat's for All. We had a blast this year, and stopped in with the crowd at one of the MANY Irish bars on Roosevelt Ave. afterward.

MartinNYID
MartinNYID

Americans make more of this charade than the Irish.

Istanbull
Istanbull

Or wear bright pink and lavender colors and march in the parade.

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