Causes of homosexuality / sexual orientation

Why do I find men SO physically unappealing?

Why do I find men SO physically unappealing?

Question asked by SpunkAllergy (45 years old homosexual woman from Bahamas, Bahamas)

Question answered on March 9, 2009 by

Sorted in Causes of homosexuality / sexual orientation, Homo-potpourri, Questions

Dear SpunkAllergy, If I was to ask you why you love women instead of men would your reply be so heavily estrogen related? Someone does not "switch sides" due to the unappealingness of men so much as to the attraction they have to women for whom they are. That is for ... Read more.
Study: gays' brain symmetry resembles other sex

Study: gays' brain symmetry resembles other sex

Researchers have found that gay people’s brains resemble those of the opposite sex in some ways, including the extent to which the brain’s sides are symmetric. Some psychological tests have shown differences between men and women in how much they use each of the brain’s hemispheres, or opposite sides, in verbal tasks.  Other research has […]

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What is the cause of homosexuality?

What is the cause of homosexuality?

Question asked by tazz kazz (19 years old homosexual man from Canada, Canada)

Question answered on October 13, 2007 by

Sorted in Causes of homosexuality / sexual orientation, Pride, Questions

Hi Tazz Kazz! Thanks for your question. Obviously, it has always interested a lot of people to know how many people in the population are gay, bisexual or straight, and the causes of homosexuality. For the number of GLBT (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transsexual) people in the population, it is true that ... Read more.
I have a physical attraction to men but an emotional attraction to women

I have a physical attraction to men but an emotional attraction to women

Question asked by francis (14 years old questioning man from Denmark, Denmark)

Question answered on September 2, 2005 by

Sorted in Causes of homosexuality / sexual orientation, Discovery, Questions

Francis, if you look around the section of questions and answers you will find others who have asked exactly your concern. Physical attraction, lust, sex (intercourse) and love are different element of human sexuality. These can be similar or different depending on the person. Many teens have fantasies and visual ... Read more.
Is a person born gay?

Is a person born gay?

Question asked by francis

Question answered on April 17, 2004 by

Sorted in Causes of homosexuality / sexual orientation, Questions

This is a very subjective question and you may not get the same answer depending on who you ask - irrelevant of whether they are heterosexual or homosexual. There have been many studies done on this question and I'm not sure if any scientific evidence has been found to ... Read more.
The Sexuality Continuum

The Sexuality Continuum

Sexuality runs along a continuum. It is not static “thing,” but rather a process that can flow. The Kinsey scale is an early attempt to show the sexuality continuum. The scale has exclusive heterosexuality at one end, and exclusive homosexuality at the other, and demonstrates flow some people are exclusively heterosexual, some are exclusively homosexual, […]

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The Nature of Sexual Orientation

The Nature of Sexual Orientation

Sexual orientation refers to the emotional, romantic, sexual and affectional attraction of an individual to a particular gender. The term orientation is generally used by professionals and researchers in human sexuality, as opposed to earlier formulations such as “sexual preference.” In general, human beings have one of three sexual orientations: attraction to individuals of the […]

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How Can I Support My Child?

How Can I Support My Child?

As a parent, you have to take care of yourself and your child. Reading the information we provide is the first step to supporting your child — you have shown that you are open to new information and hopefully you are now better informed. Supporting your child now should be a natural extension of your general support […]

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I May Be Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgendered, But I Don’t Know

I May Be Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or Transgendered, But I Don’t Know

You’ll know when you know. It could take a while, and there’s no need to rush.   Some GLBT people say that, from the time they were very young — even just five or six — they “felt different.” They didn’t share the grade-school crushes about which friends talked, they had crushes on friends of […]

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Bisexuality

Bisexuality

What is Bisexuality?Bisexuality is the potential to feel sexually attracted to and to engage in sensual or sexual relationships with people of either sex. A bisexual person may not be equally attracted to both sexes, and the degree of attraction may vary over time. Self-perception is the key to a bisexual identity. Many people engage […]

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