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Gay Genes

Born This Way? (VIDEO)

John Corvino | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
John Corvino

Why are some people so quick to latch on to bold claims about the biological origins of homosexuality? I think it's because they believe that we need to show that we're born gay in order to establish that our sexuality is a deep, important and relatively fixed part of who we are.

Homosexuality May Be A 'Birth Defect' That Could Lead To Rise In Abortions, Anti-Gay Pundit Claims

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A prominent anti-gay pundit claims that homosexuality could be a "birth defect" that could lead expectant parents to abort fetuses. Bryan Fischer ...

New Research Points To Genetic Basis Of Male Gayness

Posted 06.14.2012 | Science

By: Natalie Wolchover Published: 06/12/2012 12:59 PM EDT on Lifes Little Mysteries While female sexuality appears to be more fluid, research sug...

Science Fiction Or Science Fact? What Happened To The Gay Gene?

Marten Weber | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Marten Weber

Ever since The Science of Desire by Dean Hamer (1993), the scientific world and gays and lesbians around the world have been plagued by the idea of a single gene controlling human sexual orientation. The specter of de-gaying by gene therapy has haunted us ever since.