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Catholic journalist and commentator Caroline Farrow has taken exception to penguins being homosexuals.
During this year's Pride month, London Zoo will be giving extra special attention to their resident gay couple Ronnie and Reggie, a pair of penguins that have been together since 2014.
In their enclosure throughout Pride, there will be a banner that reads: 'Some penguins are gay, get over it.'
Penguin Beach is home to the Zoo's most famous same-sex couple, Ronnie and Reggie, and our #penguins are joining in… https://t.co/bWjBPQ68ui — ZSL London Zoo (@ZSL London Zoo)
However, according to Farrow doesn't believe that the sexuality of animals should be presented in such a way, especially when children might be around.
In a Twitter thread, she complained about London Zoo celebrating their animals in such a manner and asked the institute to stop 'pushing your values on my children.'
As you can imagine, the tweet has received a considerable amount of backlash on Twitter, for basically asking an educational facility to censor sexuality.
@CF_Farrow Children ask all sorts of random questions, the correct response would be "I'm not sure, but it doesn't… https://t.co/IOD61r3ABD — MiddleAgedGeek 🏳️🌈🇪🇺 (@MiddleAgedGeek 🏳️🌈🇪🇺)
For anyone with a 6 year old who wants to know which penguins at the zoo are gay, I will gladly assist and add othe… https://t.co/MEtQcRH7wW — Dr Alex Bond 🏳️🌈🇨🇦🐧 (@Dr Alex Bond 🏳️🌈🇨🇦🐧)
Homosexual behaviour is documented in over 450 species of animals worldwide - including penguins. So... https://t.co/Revae4Mdpu — Steph Paton ❄️ (@Steph Paton ❄️)
Imagine taking your 6 year old to the shops, and them asking which one is the real Santa.
Maybe don't base your gr… https://t.co/J9nDq2Vila — Russ Jones (@Russ Jones)
@CF_Farrow most animals in nature are bi, so uh nice meltdown over a penguin i guess — 🎁🤶🎄🐟🌽💀festive hasya💀🌽🐟🎄🎅☃️ (@🎁🤶🎄🐟🌽💀festive hasya💀🌽🐟🎄🎅☃️)
Some penguins are gay Caroline, get over it https://t.co/1oZrJia1Ds https://t.co/0xt0dmPbH9 — Conor Francis Macis (@Conor Francis Macis)
Farrow's original tweet was posted on June 27 but she has since continued to tweet about the same subject and how London Zoo is intruding on family life.
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