Skip to comments.'Gay' gene claim suddenly vanishes American Psychological revises statement on homosexuality
Posted on 05/14/2009 12:59:02 PM PDT by TaraP
A publication from the American Psychological Association includes an admission that there is no "gay" gene, according to a doctor who has written about the issue on the website of National Association for Research & Therapy of Homosexuality.
A. Dean Byrd, the past president of NARTH, confirmed that the statement from the American Psychological Association came in a brochure that updates what the APA has advocated for years.
Specifically, in a brochure that first came out about 1998, the APA stated: "There is considerable recent evidence to suggest that biology, including genetic or inborn hormonal factors, play a significant role in a person's sexuality."
However, in the update: a brochure now called, "Answers to Your Questions for a Better Understanding of Sexual Orientation & Homosexuality," the APA's position changed.
The new statement says:
"There is no consensus among scientists about the exact reasons that an individual develops a heterosexual, bisexual, gay or lesbian orientation. Although much research has examined the possible genetic, hormonal, developmental, social, and cultural influences on sexual orientation, no findings have emerged that permit scientists to conclude that sexual orientation is determined by any particular factor or factors. Many think that nature and nurture both play complex roles. ..."
(Excerpt) Read more at worldnetdaily.com ...
Queers can no longer hide behind a medical reason for being queer. That’ll burst their bubble. They’ll have to finally understand what’s already been known, i.e., that participating in a queer lifestyle is a choice. This means that Congress can stop leaning towards making “a choice” a legitimate reason for making queers a protected group, and thereby stop supporting the godawful “hate crimes” legislation.
Don’t kid yourself, experimentation in lesbianism has been part of the college years for a lot longer than the 80s and 90s... It just wasn’t as flagrantly open.
I have a friend in her 50s who can tell you all about how most of her friends were “ardent lesbians” at one point in college, and now are all married (in the traditional sense, not in the dumbed downed redefined sense) grandmothers. Like it or not, female “experimentation” has always been around and generally more tolerated... The flagrant openess of it is all that has changed.
It is a birth defect. I am convinced of this. Something happens in the womb that changes people. It is only normal because it happens to a small percentage normally. Other than that, it is not normal behavior and anyone who tries to say yes it is, is dead wrong.
LUG’s. Lesbian Until Graduation.
Oh, jeez that’s frightening! A pair of married Her-ims, or are they He-Shes.
The perverted homosexuals will just start calling this person a homophobe.