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Sun Jul 7, 2019, 05:43 AM

A Catholic journalist exploded in rage over gay penguins at the zoo

Penguins often pair up with a penguin of the same sex, with many of those turning out to be great parents for baby chicks, so much so that a zoo opted to display a pride-themed banner for their penguins.

But a Catholic journalist is outraged because people are telling children that the penguins arenít all straight.

In honor of Pride Month, the London Zoo placed a miniature banner in the style of others designed by the Stonewall UK charity. It read ďSome Penguins Are Gay. Get Over it.Ē




The banner was also in honor of a pair of penguins housed at the zoo, Ronnie and Reggie, who became a pair in 2014. They became known for adopting an abandoned egg. They later shared parenting duties after their chick, Kyton, was born the following year.

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Reply A Catholic journalist exploded in rage over gay penguins at the zoo (Original post)
Behind the Aegis Jul 2019 OP
marble falls Jul 2019 #1
Stargazer09 Jul 2019 #2
marble falls Jul 2019 #3
Stargazer09 Jul 2019 #10
bucolic_frolic Jul 2019 #4
safeinOhio Jul 2019 #5
mgardener Jul 2019 #6
Mc Mike Jul 2019 #7
tymorial Jul 2019 #8
lunasun Jul 2019 #9
UrbScotty Jul 2019 #11

Response to Behind the Aegis (Original post)

Sun Jul 7, 2019, 07:17 AM

1. Some people don't have enough to do. She needs to start knitting or something.

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Response to marble falls (Reply #1)

Sun Jul 7, 2019, 07:31 AM

2. Hey now

We knitters donít want her.

Didnít you see the news about Ravelry (the best website for knitters) last week?

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Response to Stargazer09 (Reply #2)

Sun Jul 7, 2019, 07:39 AM

3. Yeah, I'm a fabric artist myself (hand dyer of silk and quilting fabric) ...

and was I ever surprised to the depth of the rend over Ravelry! My RW MiL is a master knitter and yet I thought she'd kept her politics out of her circle pretty well.

Did not know there was such Trump undercurrent eddying.

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Response to marble falls (Reply #3)

Sun Jul 7, 2019, 11:41 AM

10. It was a big deal

At least for a while. I havenít been on there lately.

Immediately after the ban was announced, I saw lots of angry conservatives screeching about their freedom of speech being taken away (on a free website owned by private citizens). I hope they all ran away and never plan to return.

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Response to Behind the Aegis (Original post)

Sun Jul 7, 2019, 08:21 AM

4. Failure to fit reality into your ideology

means your ideology is inadequate and needs a dose of change

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Response to Behind the Aegis (Original post)

Sun Jul 7, 2019, 08:22 AM

5. Just wait,

next week the guy will be caught hanging out in a gay bar. Seems to happen a lot with these guys.

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Response to Behind the Aegis (Original post)

Sun Jul 7, 2019, 08:24 AM

6. Imagine

Being in the US and having to explain to your child why other children are kept in cages.
Imagine that conversation.

I think I'd rather explain about gay penguins.

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Response to Behind the Aegis (Original post)

Sun Jul 7, 2019, 08:28 AM

7. Screw that 'catholic journalist's' hurt fee fees.

Sorry I can't get this dipshit excommunicated, BtA. I don't have the connections.

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Response to Behind the Aegis (Original post)

Sun Jul 7, 2019, 08:28 AM

8. This almost right out of a parks and Recreation episode.

Except the zoo tried to hold a gay penguin wedding and the religious whack jobs protested. Why am I not surprised idiots in real life would protest gay penguins.

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Response to Behind the Aegis (Original post)

Sun Jul 7, 2019, 10:46 AM

9. Upset because it shows how natural it is to be gay and how wonderful nature is at providing

and protecting the young chicks

Should be outraged at the unnatural and callous doctrines she is writing about

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Response to Behind the Aegis (Original post)

Sun Jul 7, 2019, 11:55 AM

11. If you're Catholic and you hate *any* of God's creation, then you should read the Catechism!

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