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Homosexuality Choice

WATCH: Straight Guy Brought To Tears After Asking A Simple Question About Sexuality

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.16.2014 | Gay Voices

We hope you have your tissues handy. Last month we brought you the horrific story of a gay teen who was verbally abused, physically assaulted and k...

To Be or Not to Be Gay

Danielle Ariano | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Danielle Ariano

About a year and a half after I came out as a lesbian, I moved to Miami, where I fell in love for the first time, which would have been wonderful if not for the fact that the person I fell in love with was a man. How does a gay woman fall in love with a man?

The Choice That Isn't

Brynn Tannehill | Posted 09.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Brynn Tannehill

I have seen cases where the same people who would advise lesbians and gays to come out and be themselves counsel transgender people to stay in the closet because being transgender is so socially stigmatized, or for the sake of everyone else in the transgender person's life.

'Who Would Choose Such a Difficult Life If They Were Normal?'

Cindy Zelman | Posted 09.02.2013 | Gay Voices
Cindy Zelman

At 18, I stuffed my natural attraction to women down into my soul and chose to date men, all because a shrink had said that anyone who was homosexual couldn't possibly be normal, because who would "choose" such a difficult life?

Turning the Tables: Do People 'Choose' to Be Straight? Is Being Straight a 'Lifestyle Choice'?

Murray Lipp | Posted 08.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Murray Lipp

Within the context of discrimination, one of the most used "weapons" of those against equality is the notion that people "choose" to have a homosexual orientation. It is important to challenge this myth, because it forms a key part of opposition to equal rights for gay and lesbian people.

So What If Homosexuality Were a Choice?

Cindy Zelman | Posted 08.05.2013 | Gay Voices
Cindy Zelman

If it were a choice, it shouldn't matter. It would not be a sin unless you choose to believe in such things, and it would not make the relationships any less valid unless you choose to view them as less valid.

Is Homosexuality A Choice? What Science Says

| Posted 10.25.2012 | Science

By Marcia Malory Ask this question, and you will probably receive one of two responses: Yes. People choose to be gay. They are making an immoral choi...

Cynthia Nixon's Only Real Choice? Honesty

Cathy Renna | Posted 03.26.2012 | Gay Voices
Cathy Renna

We should be thanking Cynthia Nixon for giving us an opportunity to talk about sexual orientation for what is really is, a complex human trait that is not fully understood, and not a simple gay/straight binary but a spectrum of behavior and identities.

Is It a Choice To Be Gay? It Depends On The Meaning Of 'It'

Nathaniel Frank | Posted 03.26.2012 | Gay Voices
Nathaniel Frank

The best analogy for the question of choice and sexuality is not race or gender but religion. Among defenders of Cynthia Nixon's "choice" remarks are those who say that, just as Americans choose their religion, why can't we choose our sexual orientation?

WATCH: Herman Cain Chooses To Not Be Gay Every Day

Posted 12.06.2011 | Comedy

Chris Christie and Sarah Palin not entering the race, and Rick Perry and Mitt Romney continuing to be Rick Perry and Mitt Romney respectively, has lef...

Overturning Catholic Moral Teaching On Homosexuality: Are Salzman And Lawler Right?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Phyllis Zagano Religion News Service (RNS) I was always told that you're not supposed to discuss religion or politics in polite company. That was ...