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Homosexual

Homosexual

a person sexually attracted to persons of the same sex. Homosexuals include males (gays) and females (lesbians). Homosexual can also be an adjective.


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Re: XX - XY system explain prevalence of male homosexuality?

I was overgeneralizing by saying that more men are homosexual. However, the data seem to indicate that more men engage in homosexual behavior . However, the terms "androphilia" and "gynephilia" indicate attraction, not behavior. ...

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by wildfunguy
Wed Nov 21, 2012 5:44 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: XX - XY system explain prevalence of male homosexuality?
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XX - XY system explain prevalence of male homosexuality?

A while ago, a study showed that the female relatives of homosexual men tend to have more children than average females. The study suggested that male homosexuality could be due to androphilia genes rather than homosexuality genes. If we think this way, ...

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by wildfunguy
Tue Nov 20, 2012 11:10 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: XX - XY system explain prevalence of male homosexuality?
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Homosexuality - mutation? Evolutionary reasons.

Given the recent necro of the topic, and I haven't touched it yet, I'd like to add on. I think there are multiple reasons for homosexuality. It can include genetic, environmental, psychological, and social, though the last three tend to go hand in hand more often than not, in my opinion. ...

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by ChesneMD
Wed Nov 30, 2011 3:30 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Homosexuality - mutation? Evolutionary reasons.
Replies: 39
Views: 43705

Re: Homosexuality - mutation? Evolutionary reasons.

As a homosexual myself I've yet to find a choice given to me, and growing up in a highly conservative community I was pressured daily, into changing. I've tried diligently since age 7, since I discovered the meaning and inherent ...

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by ricky5564
Wed Nov 30, 2011 2:07 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Homosexuality - mutation? Evolutionary reasons.
Replies: 39
Views: 43705

Homosexuality - mutation? Evolutionary reasons.

... is an older topic but I'm new here and it caught my attention. Firstly, I think it is clearly impossible to claim (at this point in time) whether homosexuality is genetically or socially induced. But I do think a clear differentiation between homosexual nature and homosexual practice is needed. ...

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by ThiemMortem
Wed May 05, 2010 1:47 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Homosexuality - mutation? Evolutionary reasons.
Replies: 39
Views: 43705
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