Gay story complaint

4th April 2008 at 01:00
A primary school in Bristol has temporarily withdrawn books on homophobia after a group of predominantly Muslim parents complained to the city council. The materials included a storybook featuring the tale of a king who could not find a woman and so married a prince instead. Farooq Siddique, of the Bristol Muslim Cultural Society, said the main problem was "a total lack of consultation".

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