Groups back access by children to book about homosexuals

Taipei Times
Date: Sep 16, 2020
By: Sherry Hsiao / Staff reporter

People hold placards outside the Legislative Yuan in Taipei yesterday.
Photo: CNA

Parents and children led by the Taiwan Obasang Political Equality Party and other groups yesterday rallied outside the Legislative Yuan in Taipei in support of LGBT education after King & King (國王與國王), a book for children depicting a homosexual relationship, drew protests.

The rally followed a similar one on Wednesday last week.

The Ministry of Education gave the book to children as part of a program to promote reading among students entering their first year of elementary or junior-high school.

Every first-grader was given one book from among 100 titles, including the Mandarin-language edition of the picture book.    [FULL  STORY]

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