The organizers of the South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade have opted not to allow members of Mass Equality, a gay advocacy group to display their sexual orientation on signs. For this reason, Samuel Adams Brewers is withdrawing from the parade.
Pharmer is withdrawing from the purchase of Samuel Adams beer.
There is no reason that groups of people should need to announce what kind of sex they like, while marching in a St. Patrick’s Day parade. That is not the purpose of the parade, which originated as an Irish Catholic cultural and religious event.
Update: Adding Guinness and Heineken to the list of beers to avoid.
It appears to be very important to three Brewing corporations that children have constant exposure to information regarding sex preferences. It appears that Samuel Adams, Guinness and Heineken require every event that they sponsor to have signage touting gay sexual orientation.