Singapore: NLB removes two children’s books after complaint by anti-LGBT group


NLBThe National Library Board took two children’s books considered to be LGBT friendly off  its shelves today.

They are Tango Makes Three and White Swan Express.

This comes after a complaint by Teo Kai Loon, a member of a Facebook group called We Are Against Pink Dot Singapore last week.

The group has 3,356 members.

The NLB’s Assistant Chief Executive, Tay Ai Cheng, said in an email to Teo: “I would like to assure you that NLB takes a strong pro-family stand in selecting books for children.”

Tay added that NLB is cautious in choosing children’s books: “Besides going through the content, we also refer to sypnoses, reviews and other books written by the author.”

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