Sunday, 20 July 2014

AND TANGO MAKES THREE. BANNED FROM CHILDREN'S BOOK SECTION IN SINGAPORE.

The book police are at it again, this time in Singapore.
Shock, horror, a story about two gay penguins initially
resulted in this book being banned and ready to be pulped.


And Tango Makes Three

A lovely award winning book inspired by a true story
about two male penguins who want to be like the other
penguin families and raise a baby of their own.



Roy and Silo from the New York Zoo

The National Library Board in Singapore
received a complaint about this
book - apparently the book goes
against Singapore family values.


Living life their way

The books were taken off all library shelves in
Singapore to be pulped.

This book was also one of the most challenged
books in America for a number of years, didn't get banned
there, however it wasn't for the lack of trying from some people.



Best Friends

After a week of complaints and social media
outrage, the decision has been reversed. The
books will not be pulped or banned, they
will be moved from the children's
section to the adult section.



Roy and Silo

Well at least this book is safe for now
in Singapore, let's hope no one objects
to it being housed in the Adult Section.

Gay rights are human rights.
-Hillary Clinton



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