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Does stress in womb raise chances of baby growing up to be gay? (Barf Alert)
Daily Mail ^ | 19 January 2014 | Ben Spencer

Posted on 01/19/2014 9:08:58 PM PST by cunning_fish

Women who suffer stress during pregnancy increase the chance of their child being gay, according to a controversial new book.

The lifestyle of pregnant mothers affects the sexuality of their unborn child, altering their hormones and the formation of their brains, it claims.

Smoking or taking drugs can also result in a child who grows up to be gay, according to the book by Dutch neuroscientist Dick Swaab, which is yet another chapter in the debate about the origins and causes of homosexuality.

Professor Swaab believes that a child’s sexuality is determined in the womb and cannot be altered, while others argue that it is affected by upbringing or ‘selected’ as a lifestyle choice.

In his book, We Are Our Brains, he writes: ‘Although it’s frequently assumed that development after birth also importantly affects our sexual orientation, there’s no proof of this whatsoever.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: fauxscience; homosexualagenda; lysenkoism

1 posted on 01/19/2014 9:08:59 PM PST by cunning_fish
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To: cunning_fish

Well they say stress is bad for you, but in this case I think it may be due to the types of women who’s lives tend to live more stressful lives also have stressful pregnancy and poor conditions for the proper development of a child.

So i could believe such a hypothesis plausible


2 posted on 01/19/2014 9:11:34 PM PST by Monorprise
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To: cunning_fish

It sounds like being a homo is a birth defect.


3 posted on 01/19/2014 9:18:55 PM PST by gop4lyf (Are we no longer in that awkward time? Or is it still too early?)
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To: cunning_fish

Aw, they changed the headline. Original one featured Dr. Swaab’s claim that it was smoking and drinking during pregnancy that caused teh ghey.


4 posted on 01/19/2014 9:22:45 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: cunning_fish

I don’t believe this bullsh*it, as well as that is causes mental problems, etc..


5 posted on 01/19/2014 9:25:53 PM PST by JSDude1 (Defeat Hagan, elect a Constutional Conservative: Dr. Greg Brannon!)
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To: Olog-hai

I’ve shortened a bit to fit here.
It sounds even more ridiculous as is.

IMO, this crap is beyond ridiculous and it is both called “science” and indoctrinators are “professors”.


6 posted on 01/19/2014 9:29:32 PM PST by cunning_fish
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To: JSDude1

You are right. There were so many facts proving that homosexuality is a behavioral disorder before this “science”.


7 posted on 01/19/2014 9:30:57 PM PST by cunning_fish
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To: cunning_fish

There is a great correlation between how many biological older brothers a boy has and his chances of being gay.


8 posted on 01/19/2014 9:32:29 PM PST by Yaelle
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To: cunning_fish

“You don’t drink! You don’t smoke! What do you do?
“You don’t drink! You don’t smoke! What do you do?
“Subtle innuendos follow...’Must be something inside!’”

—Stuart Goddard (aka Adam Ant)


9 posted on 01/19/2014 9:37:12 PM PST by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: cunning_fish

Pregnant women doing belly busters in local swimming pools or engaging in barroom brawls might also lead to their children growing up to be homosexuals.


10 posted on 01/19/2014 9:40:40 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: cunning_fish

Um, it is a behavior and a decision of the will. Humans are actually responsible for their decisions. GAD, the lefties!


11 posted on 01/19/2014 9:41:48 PM PST by bboop (does not suffer fools gladly)
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Didn’t they just say drinking and smoking make your baby gay? They have really hit rock bottom.


12 posted on 01/19/2014 9:43:54 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: cunning_fish

I think this all sounds like BS to me.

Nothing is this simple.


13 posted on 01/19/2014 9:51:22 PM PST by jocon307
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To: cunning_fish

A Professor DICK SWAAB made this claim?? Are you sure this didn’t originate from the Onion? Oftentimes the jokes write themselves.


14 posted on 01/19/2014 10:03:16 PM PST by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: cunning_fish

Dick Swaab? Really? Brother of Dick Hertz? Sorry, couldn’t resist.


15 posted on 01/19/2014 10:03:25 PM PST by LeftyStomper
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To: cunning_fish

Stress in the womb...

And who would probably get blamed for causing that stress? Why (men) dads of course. It’s a given.

While we’re on the subject of buns in the oven...

What do you call the test tube, for test tube babies? A womb with a view...

If this stress thing gets accepted, it will be interesting to know that stress before birth cause one to be a homosexual, but the stress caused by homosexuals after birth causes the rest of us to be much more strident in our heterosexuality.


16 posted on 01/19/2014 10:08:14 PM PST by DoughtyOne (ZERO is still zero, and John Kerry is a mock-puppet!)
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To: cunning_fish

The comments on the article are the major barf alert. So many leftists.


17 posted on 01/19/2014 10:10:20 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: cunning_fish

So, they are saying that there are ways to prevent homosexuality in people? Just put the mother-to-be in a stress-free environment, and you are guaranteed that your kid won’t be queer!


18 posted on 01/19/2014 10:12:28 PM PST by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: cunning_fish

Since the beginning of time, there has never been a stress free pregnancy.


19 posted on 01/19/2014 10:25:35 PM PST by TASMANIANRED (Viva Christo Rey)
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To: cunning_fish

Fetal Alcohol Gestation Syndrome?


20 posted on 01/19/2014 10:39:44 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Jealousy is when you count someone else's blessings instead of your own.)
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To: cunning_fish

Next up? Lawsuits against people who caused stress for pregnant women by children who didn’t want to be homosexuals.


21 posted on 01/20/2014 4:05:33 AM PST by Right Wing Assault
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