Talk:Bruce Bagemihl

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Ricky Gervais[edit]

ricky gervais did a stand up piece on this book.

So what? I think that this is WP:UNDUE and should be removed. I can understand why the fact that Biological Exuberance was cited in Lawrence vs. Texas is here; this is certainly significant information. One attack on the book or parody by a comedian doesn't seem significant or worth including. Devil Goddess (talk) 20:26, 20 November 2008 (UTC)

Controversy[edit]

The article says nothing about why this book is controversial, so I removed that statement. If someone wants to talk about how it's controversial, then it can be put back in.96.21.160.108 (talk) 12:31, 11 September 2008 (UTC)

Retracted[edit]

See http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/04/magazine/04animals-t.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0 Tgeorgescu (talk) 00:34, 28 December 2014 (UTC)

While the book, “Biological Exuberance,” by Bruce Bagemihl, was cited in a brief filed for the case, it was not cited in the decision itself.

—Jon Mooallem, Can Animals Be Gay?, New York Times Magazine, 31 March 2010

Quoted by Tgeorgescu (talk) 00:37, 28 December 2014 (UTC)