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And Tango Makes Three

3 Children's Books Banned In Singapore Over Gay Storylines

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 07.13.2014 | Gay Voices

The National Library Board (NLB) in Singapore is standing by its decision to permanently remove from its shelves three children's books featuring plot...

Banned Books Week at PEN

PEN American Center | Posted 11.20.2013 | Books
PEN American Center

Gay penguins, a superhero clad in briefs, vampires and witches, bondage -- next week is all about banned books here at PEN as we join librarians, booksellers, publishers and writers to celebrate the freedom to read.

An Activist In Training

Marsha Aizumi | Posted 07.03.2013 | Gay Voices
Marsha Aizumi

I am a mother of a transgender son, and I want the world to be safer and more accepting for my child and all LGBT individuals. Every day, I try to do something, even if it is small, to create that safer world. However, when I have been called an activist, I look back with puzzlement.

Banned Book Week: 16 Books That Were Challenged For Having LGBT Content

Posted 10.06.2012 | Gay Voices

Today is the last day of Banned Books Week, which was first observed in 1982 "in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in sc...

Radical Summer Reading: 16 Books Challenged For Gay Content

The Huffington Post | Kevin Burra | Posted 07.13.2012 | Gay Voices

Remember when threw your TV remote across the room, hid your smart phone beneath your couch cushion and vowed that you and your family would read more...

Life Imitates Art: A Baby For Authors Of Daddy Penguin Book

nytimes.com | Jennifer 8. Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Now the authors of the book, Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell, have their own baby Tango. In February, the gay couple, who live in the West Village...

Banned Books Week: Still Needed in the U.S.

Joan E. Bertin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joan E. Bertin

What we oppose is the effort of one parent or a group of parents to make decisions about what other people's children may read.

"The Kite Runner" On American Library Association's List Of Challenged Books

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Not everybody loves "The Kite Runner." Khaled Hosseini's million-selling novel about friendship and betrayal between two Afghan boys...

Gay Penguin Book, 'And Tango Makes Three,' Tops Most Objected Books List Again

Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A children's story, 'And Tango Makes Three,' about gay penguins who together raise a female chick penguin has once again topped the list of books most...