I do believe there are some people who are born with a genetic abnormality that makes them lust for sex with people of the same sex. I do believe that. This has nothing to do with love.
I'm curious... do you believe the same thing about people who lust for sex with farm animals? If so, are all sexual lusts other than a lust for the opposite sex part of a "genetic abnormality" that people are born with? If not how do you explain the differentiation between what people lust for and their genetics? Where is the cutoff point?
It may not be a genetic thing yet still be at least partially biological in origin.
There's been some studies that show that various hormone levels in the mother may have something to do with it. I think the most recent one was something with thyroid hormones, can't quite remember.
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Ok for the science.
Now what about those teenagers who in puberty form strong attachments to the same sex? What about those teenagers who do not even realize that they are different in their attachments?
Do people really believe teenagers go out on a Saturday and say - "Gee, what can I do to make my peers hate me, bring utter scorn on me?"
I don't. I believe that something goes amiss somewhere along the line in puberty where they do not progress to the "discovering women" stage. I believe they live years of confusion as their friends form attachments to the other sex and they begin to realize they are somehow different from their friends as girlfriend situations are somehow forced to them.
They then drift into associations with other males not hooked up with girlfriends and trouble ensues.
I don't know what causes this - whether an early attack, a missing step in the sexual development stage or what.
But - ask any parent of a young gay person what they saw in the development of that child. I doubt you will find that that child decided willfully to be turned on by males and form strong attachments to males rather than females.
Ask any teenage girl why she is not attracted to her male gay friends sexually. I think you will find that there is just missing chemistry and it just does not take.
Who can explain chemistry among the sexes?
I agree there are choices. I agree that some "experiment" or seek gross diversions. But, in addition, there are the teenagers caught in this mess and we don't need to condemn them - we need answers to help them live in this world.
So far, science says otherwise.
If you were to believe that some people are born with a psychological illness that makes them lust for people of the same sex, I'd be right there with you.