A wide diversity of sexuality is normal – and fun.
Mate choice is one of the most highly selected traits in any animal. Just ask a fruitfly, which devotes a large share of its genes to choosing and attracting a mate.
Young gay teens forced into conversion “therapy” may suffer mental health issues.
The history of "cures" for homosexuality reveals how discredited conversion therapies for gay and transgender children can irreparably harm young minds.
If sexual orientation is not static, where does that leave ‘Born This Way?’
Current conversion therapies can't effectively switch someone's sexual orientation. But there could be a time down the road when neuroscience can do what they can't. Where does that leave gay rights?
Rather than there being a single ‘gay gene’, there may be many which contribute to sexual preference.
The claim that homosexual men share a “gay gene” created a furore in the 1990s. But new research two decades on supports this claim – and adds another candidate gene. To an evolutionary geneticist, the…