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Gay Penguins Star At 27th Annual Banned Books Week

gay-penguinsTHE 27th annual Banned Books Week, organised by the American Library Association, seeks to focus attention on books that have been banned.
The facts are that since 2001 “bans on 3,736 books and other materials have been requested.”

Requested by whom? Gordon Brown would quite like the Sun to be banned. But the Sun is not top of the hit list. The BBC does not say who made the requests, only that they were recorded:

In recent years, Tango Makes Three – based on a true story and centring on gay penguins in New York’s Central Park Zoo – has had the most ban requests.

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Posted: 1st, October 2009 | In: Reviews | Comments (2)