Apparently no-one has ever complained about the “fairy” credentials of these penguins, least of all the gay community. No,
“…someone thought it could be seen as offensive so we decided to change it to little penguin instead.”
Isn’t it great to know that big business acts upon any old dumb thought that passes through “someone’s” tiny little mind? A very slow working mind too, since fairy penguins have been around for, oooh, a really, really long time, and the gay community has been out & about for quite a while too.
's gay community described it as ridiculous and unnecessary. Queensland
"If they were called poofter penguins or something more direct, it might be a problem. But I don't see the name fairy penguin as a mickey take.”
Poofter penguins? Catchy.
“It’s novel and anything that encourages physical activity is good.”
Up until now I hadn't considered that a leisurely 50 metre stroll, even at 350 metres above the ground, was exactly an aerobic workout. Nor had I considered that thousands of office workers might be trotting across a