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Hong Kong: LGBT-Themed Books Restricted in Libraries

Expand A library worker indexes periodicals at the Hong Kong Central Library May 14, 2001. In 2018, Hong Kong authorities made a decision to place 10 children's books with LGBT themes in the "closed stacks" of public libraries.  ©2001 Reuters/Bobby Yip Hong Kong authorities should immediately reverse a decision to place 10 children’s books with LGBT themes in the “closed stacks” of public libraries, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to Hong Kong’s Home Affairs Bureau. One of the books, And Tango Makes Three, is a children’s book based on a true story about two male penguins who hatch…

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