Most cite religious beliefs, although the notion that religion is flat-out opposed to homosexuality is far from accurateand getting more uncertain as time progresses. A Life Style Choice? For that matter, why play their game and pretend the only forms of difference that deserve justice are those we were born with? The evidence to date offers no consensus that the Born This Way argument is the beginning and end of the story. These are healthy and well adjusted people who are excellent practitioners in the fields of medicine and mental health. As Jane Ward notes in Not Gay:
People who challenge the Born This Way narrative are often cast as homophobic, and their thinking is considered backward.
‘I am gay – but I wasn’t born this way’
Here are some of the major areas of study on this issue:. Show 25 25 50 All. In addition, I have had the experience of treating many gay men during my long years as a psychotherapist. The sexual orientation no-one is talking about He, she, or they? Brandon Ambrosino is a freelance journalist.
Some people might argue that I am innately bisexual, with the capacity to love both women and men. In fact, the homophobic and non-homophobic respondents he studied shared similar levels of belief in a Born This Way ideology. In spite of these studies, those who push against Born This Way narratives have been heavily criticised by gay activists. It was thought that the X chromosome, which is passed from the mother to the son, carried the variability that accounted for becoming gay. He then recruited 40 pairs of gay brothers and got to work. For that matter, why play their game and pretend the only forms of difference that deserve justice are those we were born with?