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Same-sex penguin parents spark literary controversy in Singapore
Same-sex penguin parents spark literary controversy in Singapore

The children’s title “And Tango Makes Three” sparked controversy when it was first published in the United States in 2005. The illustrated book tells the real-life story of two male penguins who hatched an egg together at New York’s Central Park Zoo. For six years “And Tango Makes Three” was one of the most challenged books in U.S. public libraries. But attitudes about same-sex couples have changed a lot in the U.S. in recent years. After several years at or near the top the American Library Assn.’s list of the most challenged books, “And Tango Makes Three” didn’t even make the top 10 in 2013. But in Singapore, however,...

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