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Feeling My Gay German Pride in the NYC Steuben Parade

By Rick Landman on Email

Why would a nice Jewish gay boy want to march in the NYC Steuben German-American Friendship Parade? First, I wanted to let more people know that Herr von Steuben, the Prussian American Revolutionary War hero, was gay. There are numerous books written about how George Washington didn’t care that Steuben …

Rick Landman
Rick Landman, is a gay son of two refugee Holocaust Survivors who is now a dual German American citizen, and marched in a Jewish contingent in the Steuben German-American Parade for 5 years. As an Attorney Emeritus, Adjunct Professor at New York Law School, Urban Planner, Licensed NYC Tour Guide, and longtime resident of Lower Manhattan, he is available to give NYC Walking Tours and Speaking Engagements on German, Jewish, Holocaust-related or LGBT history, and has a Blog on his website at www.infotrue.com and can be contacted at infotrue@yahoo.com.

Come Join Us In The 2015 Chicago and NYC Steuben Parades

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Last year we returned for our third appearances in the Chicago and New York City Steuben Parades and we’re pleased to announce that we will be doing it again this year!  One of the best parts of last year was meeting some of our readers who came out to join us in the parades and we …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Grand Marshals Announced For 58th Annual Parade NYC Steuben Parade

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The German-American Steuben Parade has just announced their Grand Marshals for the 58th annual Steuben Parade in New York City, taking place Saturday, September 19, 2015, which will include the all-star line-up of Klaus Wowereit, Contessa Brewer and John Ratzenberger.   Klaus Wowereit Klaus Wowereit is a German politician, member of the SPD (Social Democratic …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Samantha Hart Crowned Miss German-America 2015

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The German-American Steuben Parade of New York once again hosted the annual Miss German-America pageant to a packed house at the Reichenbach Hall in Manhattan on Sunday, and crowned Samantha Hart of Bethel, CT with the title for 2015. Hart, who is fluent in German and recently began working for an advertising and …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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5th Year of a German Jewish Presence at the NYC Steuben Parade

By Rick Landman on Email

For the fifth year there was a German Jewish presence at the Steuben Parade; well sort of. The banner and I were there, commemorating the contributions of German Jews to American culture. But once again, the people who signed up to walk with me earlier in the year backed out …

Rick Landman
Rick Landman, is a gay son of two refugee Holocaust Survivors who is now a dual German American citizen, and marched in a Jewish contingent in the Steuben German-American Parade for 5 years. As an Attorney Emeritus, Adjunct Professor at New York Law School, Urban Planner, Licensed NYC Tour Guide, and longtime resident of Lower Manhattan, he is available to give NYC Walking Tours and Speaking Engagements on German, Jewish, Holocaust-related or LGBT history, and has a Blog on his website at www.infotrue.com and can be contacted at infotrue@yahoo.com.

German Pulse Is Headed To NYC and Munich’s Oktoberfest

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

September is always a busy month for the German Pulse team as we participate in both the Chicago and New York City Steuben Parades, but this year we have decided to take it one step further by adding a stop in Munich, Germany to celebrate the ultimate Oktoberfest. We hope to …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Come Join Us In The 2014 Chicago and NYC Steuben Parades

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Last year we returned for our second appearances in the Chicago and New York City Steuben Parades and we’re pleased to announce that we will be doing it again this year!  One of the best parts of last year was meeting some of our readers who came out to join us in the parades and …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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2014 Miss German-America and NYC Steuben Parade Grand Marshal Announced

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The German-American Steuben Parade Committee of NY is gearing up for this year’s 57th German-American Stueben parade with the crowning of Stefani Kraker as Miss German-America and the announcement of this year’s parade Grand Marshal, Emmy award-winning journalist and news anchor, John W. Muller.   Miss German-America 2014 and Her Court 21-year-old Stefani …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Who Will Be Crowned the Next Miss German-America? It Could Be You

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The German-American Committee of Greater NY is once again gearing up to crown the next Miss German-America and there is still time to submit applications before the May crowning ceremony.  Whoever is chosen will act as the spokeswoman for the New York Steuben Parade, and will promote the New York Steuben Parade by …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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German-American Steuben Parade of NYC Names Robert Radske As New General Chairman

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

The German American Committee of Greater New York has just announced that Robert Radske will be taking on the role of General Chairman for the 2014 German-American Steuben Parade in NYC, taking over for Lars Halter, who has led the parade to success for the last seven years. Lars Halter has decided …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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