W hy are scientists so preoccupied with what causes homosexuality, to the near-total exclusion of the factors that lead to heterosexuality? I don't object to research into sexual orientation. It is the one-sided obsession that bugs me. The presumption seems to be that straightness is normal and therefore does not need explanation; whereas queerdom is a deviation from the norm and this requires investigation and answers.
Born gay or made gay?
Born Gay? God Doesn't Make Mistakes!
Question: "Can a person be born gay? For example, if one can be born gay, much as one can be born with brown eyes, then a fair society could not possibly condemn him as being unnatural or immoral. To that end, gay activists and the liberal media have actively encouraged the idea that homosexuality is inherited and unchangeable, and researchers have diligently sought scientific evidence to back up that claim. Unfortunately for the pro-homosexuality movement, the research on this subject has failed to establish any scientific evidence that shows a purely genetic basis for homosexuality. The controversy began with the work of Simon LeVay, M. In , LeVay tested the brains of 41 cadavers and noted differences between homosexual versus heterosexual males.
Why Are People Gay? Gay By Choice or Is Being Gay Genetic?
Science suggests people are born in a range of places in the gay and transgender spectrum, with both nature and nurture playing a role in sexuality. A brief overview of the genetic and epigenetic evidence. We were all female.
I would say we can look at the latest scientific literature, which does not strongly support that conclusion. Or we know that if men have higher levels of testosterone they may be more ambitious, they may be more athletic, they may also be more prone to promiscuity, maybe more prone to anger. So there are all sorts of ways we can understand our bodies. So there is that way of answering the question. To those people I want to say that it is true that usually these desires come unbidden.