In a letter provided to the blog, Heritage of Pride March Director David Studinski said, “Mr. Donohue and his group are free to participate in the 2014 March. His group’s presence affirms the need for this year’s Pride theme, ‘We Have Won When We’re One.’ Straight is great — as long as there’s no hate.”
Signorille seconded Studinski’s call to include Donohue among the marchers this June.
“I say: bring it on!” wrote Signorille on Thursday. “Let’s let Bill Donohue march in the parade and show that we are better than those troglodytes who run the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York, increasingly out of touch with the world.”
If Donohue plans to march, continued Signorille, “(L)et me march under a banner right in front of Donohue’s contingent, saying, ‘Bill Donohue is the Biggest Blowhard on the Face of Planet Earth.’”
“And OK, if that’s not cool, then those of us who are Catholic and gay should simply march alongside Donohue, as part of the ‘league,’ with signs that say ‘Gay, Catholic and Proud.’” he said. “But by all means, let Donohue march!”
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