As far as knowing where you fit in... how much you wanna bet a nickle there are gay Irish folks in this country- and few over in the Mother Country?
All kinds of non Irish folks march in these parades, you seem intent on painting all gays as militants.
It would be like me saying all folks from Chicago are like you.
"Never fear. Him is here" - Captain Chaos (Dom DeLuise), Cannonball Run
Mace Windu: Then our worst fears have been realized. We must move quickly if the Jedi Order is to survive.
Businesses don't make moves like this due to moral reasons. They do it as as calculated move to target a different audience. This was a desperate move by two beer companies who have lost a ton of market share. Sam Adams is basically going out of business.
I never saw who actually made the policy about banning gays. I mean the mayor pulled out even. Who actually in charge?
"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)
I say each should abide by their own conscious, nothing more, nothing less.
Early voting in Georgia. On the 20th of October this old Goldwater conservative voted against both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton by casting my vote for Gary Johnson. Neither Trump or Clinton belong within a million miles of the Oval Office.