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Are people born gay?

Are people born gay?

Yes: The evidence is pretty clear that by birth our sexuality has been determined. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Ziegler
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Homosexuality (Definition)

Homosexuality is the sexual preference for a person ...Read more


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Is being gay so wrong?

Is being gay so wrong?

Is Being Gay Wrong?: No. Simple, sweet, and honest. Who we find attractive, who we love or want to love and how we want to express our love sexually is a gift of being human. In all cultures and species there is a small percentage of the population who are wired to be homosexual or homo-social. Being gay is a gift. Feeling love and wanting to be loved is one of the highest gives we can receive in our lives. ...Read more

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Can you really be born gay?

Can you really be born gay?

Diversity-statistics: Given the amazing diversity of human beings, why would someone think that there could only be one way for people to be sexually. And if you accept that possibility, then a child develops awareness of their sexuality as they grow and this awareness is more focused when in puberty hormones are activated. ...Read more

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Can you be born a homosexual?

Yes: Male homosexuality is thought to be largely determined either genetically or in utero, perhaps by exposure to an abnormal concentration of maternal hormones, and basically cannot be changed. Female homosexuality seems to be somewhat more malleable and sometimes develops after failed heterosexual relationships in adulthood, and lends itself more to change by psychotherapy if desired. ...Read more

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I am a gay,what should I do ?

I am a gay,what should I do ?

That's awesome!: You've admitted, now embrace who you are. You're still a young man with the world at your feet. Be yourself, don't hide, the worst is behind you. You'll be amazed at the acceptance from people who far exceed the few haters out there & they won't hesitate to defend you. People revere honesty. best of all you can finally have what everyone else had since high school, the freedom to pursue love. ...Read more

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I am gay, what to do? Amirsher

I am gay, what to do? Amirsher

Ans: I do not understand what you are asking. In today's world you are accepted care you worried about illnesses? ...Read more

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Bf can't come okay, I think hes gay?

Many causes: Gay individuals have no problem with ejaculation. If your bf cannot , then he might have some urogenital problem. He should consult with a urologist to evaluate the cause. He is almost certainly not homosexual. ...Read more

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What makes a teen know if he is gay?

What makes a teen know if he is gay?

It's pretty simple: Assuming a relatively normal childhood without history of sexual experiences before puberty, at around the age of 12 or thirteen, when the other boys start noticing girls, the gay kid will start noticing boys. Sexual attraction and arousal are powerful forces in teenagers and gay males know pretty quickly what they are attracted to but are forced to repress those feelings by societal conventions. ...Read more

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Signs that indicate you partner is gay?

Signs that indicate you partner is gay?

Gay signs: I don't think there are reliable signs to know whether your partner is gay. But if you are concerned, you should bring up this subject directly with your partner, and have an open dialogue about it. ...Read more

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If you are gay, will your kids be gay also?

If you are gay, will your kids be gay also?

No more likely: The chances of having a gay son are exactly the same for gay and straight fathers. 2% of all first sons are gay. That percentage goes up for each subsequent son born to the same mother if they are right handed. but not if left handed. This seems to indicate that sexuality is determined in utero perhaps by mom's antibodies. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6zPh97qYd4 ...Read more

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Do you become gay or is someone born that way?

Do you become gay or is someone born that way?

Born that way: It is interesting that those who say you choose that are not scientists - they are radical priests or politicians. Multiple scientific studies have shown that it is not a choice but something wired in you. There have even been studies on brain imaging to show this to be the case. ...Read more

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Why are people gay? Is there a chemical imbalance?

Why are people gay? Is there a chemical imbalance?

No: According to the american psychiatric association there is nothing wrong with gay people. Is just a preference. Some people doesn't like fish, others doesn't like the purple color. Their sexual preference goes to people of the same sex. ...Read more

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Have you ever wondered if your spouse might be gay?

Have you ever wondered if your spouse might be gay?

Conversation: Best thing to do if you're wondering if your spouse might be gay, is to talk with him or her about it. I imagine there must be reasons that lead you to wonder. You can approach the subject in a calm moment when there's time for conversation, and share your concerns with your spouse. ...Read more

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Is being gay a choice or something you don't choose?

Different: Opinions. Consensus seems to be that their is some genetics involved and some sex hormonal issues including response and quantity. Also undoubtedly may have nuture issues. This factors will vary from individual to individual ...Read more

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How to know if I just not fit into the gay community?

How to know if I just not fit into the gay community?

A diverse group: There is no community on earth, whether "majority culture" or "minority / identity group", that is free of foolishness, cruelty, or conformity pressures. The cause is (I think) a good one, but chances are you'll want to choose your friends for the activities you enjoy sharing rather than just a common sexual orientation, especially now that this is mainstream. Embrace whoever you are & be glad. ...Read more

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Are there any disease that happen only to gay people?

No: However, if a person engages in promiscuous sex acts with unprotected sex, and then they are at increased risk of certain type of transmissible diseases. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a young kid to know he or she is gay?

Possibly: Questions like this are most easily answered by asking the same question, replacing the word "gay" with the word "straight." at some point in development, children develop an attraction toward others in a pre-sexual way and just as a child may know that the preference is towards the opposite sex, a preference for the same sex can be just as certain. It is best to avoid judgements towards children. ...Read more

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What does modern muslim society think about homosexuals?

What does modern muslim society think about homosexuals?

This is a very: Complex issue. A fascinating article is found at : www.Anthroserbia.Org/content/pdf/articles/cvorovic_islamic_homosexual.Pdf in an article entitled "islamic homosexuality" by jelena ?vorovi?. What is clear is that global statements made regarding this issue are likely to be oversimplified. ...Read more

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What are special health concerns for people who identify as gay?

What are special health concerns for people who identify as gay?

Nothing special: Really, when you get right down to it there are no particular differences between gay people and straight people in terms of health concerns other than perhaps some subtle differences in risk factors for acquiring STDs when engaging in unprotected sex. Gay men have the same problems as straight men, gay women may have subtle advantage over straight women. The exception for both is pregnancy ...Read more

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How can I help my family understand that being gay is not a disorder?

Resources: There are some resources available for familes who have gay, lesbian or bisexual children including pflag and some books on coming out to your family. Sometimes, inviting family members to a medical appointment with an affirming provider may provide a safe place to explore these issues more. ...Read more

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