A group of gay activists are goint to be lobbying the Westminster City Council at their next meeting, on Wednesday, December 11, at 6 pm, to try to force their way into the 2014 Tet Parade, which is funded by a private non-profit organization.
This is of course ridiculous. Gay rights have nothing to do with the Tet Festival, which is a celebration of the Chinese New Year, which is celebrated in Vietnam as well.
I would be just as opposed to having other strident political groups in the parade, such as PETA. Their causes have nothing to do with the parade – which is a family event. Continue reading