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Newt Gingrich: Gay people choose to be gay

Gingrich also told the editorial board that he would reinstate the Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy regarding gays in the military.

Toronto's "gay penguins" break up

Buddy and Pedro, the African penguin pair that became known as the Toronto Zoo's "gay penguins" for their highly publicized bromance, have reportedly split up.
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A pair of African penguins snooze at Boulders Beach near Simon's Town, South Africa. (Erin Conway-Smith/GlobalPost)

Buddy and Pedro, the Toronto Zoo's "gay penguins," have split, according to reports.

The Canadian zoo's decision separate the pair of male African penguins, in order to encourage the endangered birds to mate with females, sparked an international outcry.

Eventually the zoo promised that Buddy and Pedro would be reunited after mating time.

More from GlobalPost: Canada's gay penguins to be reunited by spring

But now it seems "a female has come between one of Canada’s celebrity couples," the Canadian Press reported.

Buddy, who is 21 and had a female mate for 10 years before she died, has successfully mated with a female named Farai.

"Pedro has yet to get lucky, but officials say it’s not for a lack of trying," the CP said.

According to the CP:

Curator Tom Mason says when the birds rejoin the general population, they are likely to stay with their female matches, and their bond will be no more.


Tyler Clementi suicide: Parents start foundation

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Malawi to review anti-gay laws

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Australia's ruling Labor Party backs gay marriage (VIDEO)

Australia's ruling Labor Party has voted resoundingly in support of gay marriage, although it may be some time before same-sex couples walk down the aisle.
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Two women arrive prior to the start of the 34th annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade in Sydney on March 5, 2011. Hundreds of thousands turned out in Sydney on March 5 for the Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade, which this year highlighted marriage equality. (Greg Wood/AFP/Getty Images)
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Zach Wahls, teen with two moms, takes Iowa gay marriage viral on YouTube and Reddit (VIDEO)

Zach Wahls is an unlikely YouTube and Reddit star a year after posting his video, "Two Lesbians Raised A Baby And This Is What They Got." 

Nigeria votes to criminalize gay marriage

Nigeria's Senate voted to criminalize gay marriage, gay advocacy groups, and same-sex displays of affection on Tuesday. 

The gray area of gay refugees

NAIROBI — Although they had hoped for a better life in a new land, the camp has proven to be yet another dangerous place for the two polite young Ugandans.

Zimbabwe: Mugabe calls British PM "satanic" over gay rights

Mugabe's rants about homosexuality have for years been a staple of his public speeches. 

France: Illegal gay wedding defies same-sex marriage law

The mayor who carried out the ceremony said it was an act of "anger and revolt" against France's refusal to recognize same-sex marriages.
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