And Tango Makes More Controversy

Which book received the most objections from parents in 2007? A
story of violence, war and/or bloodshed? No. It was none other than
And Tango Makes Three – the story of a penguin family
headed by two dads.

The complaints (of which there were 420) were of parents worrying
that children reading the book would think “homosexuality is a
lifestyle that is acceptable.” And we wonder why it’s so hard for
children to come out to their parents? We wonder why so many gay
youth take their own lives?

On a more uplifting note, it’s worth mentioning that the number of
complaints dropped from 546 in 2006. At least we’re moving in the
right direction!

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