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Where Do Homosexuals Come From

This is pretty interesting stuff. It’s the “Sixty Minutes” story on sexual orientation research. It seems to me that the suggestion at the front that nurture’s role in orientation has been disproved is way too sweeping. Simply because the genetics swamps everything in some kids, doesn’t mean that nurture has no role in others. At least that’s the way I’ve always read this stuff and I don’t see anything here to debunk it. But, maybe I’m wrong. It’s an interesting piece.

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