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Both Feet Firmly Planted in Midair

Rev. Chris Glaser | Posted 09.29.2015 | Religion
Rev. Chris Glaser

As the first Jesuit pope visited the United States, the first openly-gay Jesuit priest went to heaven. As John McNeill passed through the pearly gates, Saint Peter asked, "Where's your partner, Charlie?"

Astoria Characters: The Proud Parader

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

The famed Manhattan St. Patrick's Day Parade excludes gays and lesbians. Brendan Fay and his peers were allowed to march on Fifth Avenue only once -- in 1991.