Red States

One of the stories to which Pet linked in the Morning Readings is about two gay male penguins who were given eggs to hatch and "turned out to be the best parents in the whole zoo," resulting in the zoo—Polar Land in Harbin, China—promising to "try to arrange for them to become real parents themselves with artificial insemination."

And all I could think when I was reading this story was how extraordinarily fucked up it is that, if you want to be a parent, you're better off being a gay male penguin in China than a gay male human in Arkansas.

I wonder what Governor Huckabee would have to say about all this.

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