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THE HAGUE (AFP) - Dutch lawmakers called for more money to promote gay emancipation, after reports that dozens of schools in the famously liberal Netherlands refused to accept a glossy brochure on homosexuality....

The controversy began in October when the gay youth magazine Expreszo sent a special issue, financed in part by the Dutch ministry of education, to almost every Dutch secondary school.

Expreszo's editor in chief Merijn Henfling said Monday that dozens of schools had refused to take it....

"The Netherlands is not the gay paradise everybody thinks. Just because we have laws allowing same sex marriages and all that doesn't mean that people's moral principles have adapted," Henfling added.

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