Anti-LGBT Campaign In Hong Kong Targets Gay Penguins Book

AmazonHONG KONG—Ten children’s books with LGBTQ themes are at the center of a storm in Hong Kong, igniting discussion not only about equality and education, but also the undue influence of conservative groups on public and private life.An anti-LGBTQ rights group called the Family School Orientation Discrimination Ordinance Concern Group singled out the books, which were found in the children’s section public stacks of Hong Kong’s government-run libraries. In January, the group said that public libraries were “spreading unethical homosexual messages” by carrying those titles, and then spent months petitioning...

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By: The Daily Beast - Thursday, 12 July

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