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OPEN LETTER IN RESPONSE TO THE BOOK REMOVAL BY NATIONAL LIBRARY BOARD (NLB)

Leaving aside the point as to how same-sex partnered penguins are somehow analogous to homosexual couples, sociological studies have shown and studied the rise in alternative families. The books above help to broach a highly sensitive subject to children, allowing them to understand that there are different versions of what it means to be a “family”. Removing books that reflect reality in all its diversity is contradictory to how the NLB sees itself as providing knowledge to society.

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