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Dan Savage To Ben Carson: 'Suck My D**k' To Prove Being Gay Is A Choice
I Didn't Choose to Be Gay, but I Would!
Actor, activist & writer/creator/star of digital TV series Old...
The other day my friend and I were talking about the ridiculous notion that being gay is a choice rather than a biological disposition. He asked, "What man would
to be gay? Being straight is so much easier!" I thought about it for a moment. Is it?
WATCH: Straight Guy Brought To Tears After Asking A Simple Question About Sexuality
Why This Man's Claim That People 'Choose' to Be Gay Isn't Just Total Bullsh*t -- It's Dangerous
Editorial Director, The Huffington Post Voices
Why does this matter? Well, aside from the fact that claiming that we can choose to be queer (and, by extension, straight) fuels the barbaric practice of "conversion therapy," it can also have unthinkably terrifying consequences in other ways.
To Be or Not to Be Gay
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?
As 'Gay Cure' Ministry Exodus International Closes, Insights From an 'Incurable'
Danielle Kaufman, M.D.
Radiologist and Chief of Nuclear Medicine, Kaiser Permanente
I know that my gender identity is most definitely not a choice. Had I been given a choice, I would have chosen a gender identity congruent with my body's sex. I have suffered enormous, unspeakable pain for decades from having my real gender identity in conflict with my birth sex.
So What If Homosexuality Were a Choice?
Writer and blogger
If it were a choice, it shouldn't matter. It would not be a sin unless
choose to believe in such things, and it would not make the relationships any less valid unless
choose to view them as less valid.
Is Sexual Orientation Innate?
Ashbel Smith Professor Emeritus in Experimental Psychology, Un...
Many would argue that discrimination against left-handers or homosexuals is indefensible regardless of the origins of those attributes, but human prejudices are complex, and the simple reality is that many people find it easier to accept a difference that is believed to be innate.
Is Homosexuality A Choice? What Science Says
Is It a Choice To Be Gay? It Depends On The Meaning Of 'It'
Author, 'Unfriendly Fire: How the Gay Ban Undermines the Milit...
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?
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What If I Chose to Be Gay? Or, Why Herman Cain Might Be onto Something
Darnell L. Moore
Senior correspondent at Mic and co-managing editor of The Femi...
It seems that the "people are born gay" argument is the only basis for others' acceptance of LGBTQ folk. As a result, we continue to regurgitate findings from scientific guilds to support our claims of "truth" regarding our worthiness and full humanity.
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