A Love Story That Offers Hope to Non-lesbians (And Non-penguins)

“I could have been a terrific lesbian,” I once told my straight friend Ruthie. “But a hitch occurred: I am attracted to men.

Suki is small and delicate. Chupchikoni has a suit and, above all, as the name suggests, a chupchik – a little something that sticks out. So no one was surprised when they became a couple. Relationships based on love and monogamy are very common among penguins. As with other mammals, a chupchik is really all you need to get a female partner, because the singles market is cruel in...