December 12, 2012

Homosexuality May Start in the Womb

Gemma Black, Cosmos Magazine

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There may not be a 'gay gene' – instead, a review of 50 years of research has revealed homosexuality could be linked to epigenetic switches that control sensitivity to male hormones during foetal development.

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TAGGED: Epigenetics, Homosexuality, Hormones


October 21, 2013
Hormone Removes the Pleasure of Smoking
Arild S. Foss, ScienceNordic
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October 24, 2013
Is Gay Population Bigger than Kinsey Predicted?
Daniel Luzer, Pacific Std.
A new study, which attempts to correct for problems with current survey methodology (even when anonymous we don't always answer honestly), finds that 19 percent of Americans don't consider themselves heterosexual. more ››