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Is homosexuality a genetic disorder?

22 doctors weighed in
Dr. Karl Muench
Clinical Genetics
12 doctors agree

In brief: No.

Homosexuality may have a partially genetic basis, but it is not a disorder and not chromosomal.

In brief: No.

Homosexuality may have a partially genetic basis, but it is not a disorder and not chromosomal.
Dr. Karl Muench
Dr. Karl Muench
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Dr. Horacio Capote
There are genes responsible for the differences in the color of our eyes but we don't think of that as a disorder.
Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
Holistic Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: Not disease

Homosexuality is not a disease!

In brief: Not disease

Homosexuality is not a disease!
Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
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Dr. Edward Goldberg
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
5 doctors agree

In brief: NO!

Homosexuality is not considered a disorder. A specific genetic predisposition toward heterosexuality has not yet been found.

In brief: NO!

Homosexuality is not considered a disorder. A specific genetic predisposition toward heterosexuality has not yet been found.
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Dr. Edward Goldberg
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Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Emergency Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Best evidence is that sexuality of most gay males is determined while they are still in the uterus.
The likelihood of a woman's son being gay increases with each subsequent male child but only right handed males. The first son and all left handed males have a 2% chance of being gay. The third son if right handed is actually more likely to be gay than straight. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6zPh

In brief: No

Best evidence is that sexuality of most gay males is determined while they are still in the uterus.
The likelihood of a woman's son being gay increases with each subsequent male child but only right handed males. The first son and all left handed males have a 2% chance of being gay. The third son if right handed is actually more likely to be gay than straight. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6zPh
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
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