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  • 'Gay' penguins book frozen out in Missouri libraries

    03/07/2006 1:08:28 PM PST · by DBeers · 54 replies · 1,056+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | March 5, 2006 | Associated Press
    SAVANNAH, Mo. -- A children's book about two male penguins who raise a baby penguin has been moved to the nonfiction section of two public library branches after parents complained it had homosexual undertones. The illustrated book, And Tango Makes Three, is based on a true story of two male penguins, named Roy and Silo, who adopted an abandoned egg at New York City's Central Park Zoo in the late 1990s. The book, by Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson, was moved from the children's section at two Rolling Hills' Consolidated Library's branches in Savannah and St. Joseph in northwest Missouri....
  • Zoo ditches gay penguin plan

    02/16/2005 6:24:13 AM PST · by Ellesu · 61 replies · 1,121+ views ^ | 02/17/05 | Allan Hall
    A German zoo has abandoned a plan to break up homosexual penguin couples after protests from gay rights groups. The Bremerhaven Zoo in northern Germany had earlier flown in four female Humboldt penguins in an attempt to encourage three all-male couples to reproduce. The zoo originally defended the experiment on the grounds that the birds were an endangered species. But after protests from gay rights groups, director Heike Kueck said the zoo was abandoning the plan. "Everyone can live here as they please," Ms Kueck said. She said it was not her intention, nor was it possible, to separate the...