Religious teachings 10 responses were also cited as a source of information about the etiology of homosexuality. The biological evidence challenged. The Atlantic Monthly. The implication here is that if one views homosexuality as a choice that a person has control over, then one can denounce such behavior and the person exhibiting the behavior as wrong or immoral. Men are more likely to have same-sex encounters than women, and were more likely to have exclusively homosexual relations. For example, respondents described these possible scenarios:.
We will first discuss studies that show that sexual orientation has a genetic component.
Recent scientific and media attention has been focused on research attempting to discern potential origins of homosexuality. New York Magazine. The "gay uncle hypothesis" posits that people who themselves do not have children may nonetheless increase the prevalence of their family's genes in future generations by providing resources e.