Human Sexual Orientation: The Importance of Evidentiary Convergence
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The French radio “France Inter” announced in February 2017 that a manual will be distributed to French private schools claiming that “male homosexuality mainly results from a psychological development associated with the excessive or insufficient influence of the father or the mother during childhood; or from perversions of adults that have provoked a sexual attraction for the same sex, or a repulsion for the other sex” (https://www.franceinter.fr/emissions/la-revue-de-presse-de-frederic-pommier/la-revue-de-presse-de-frederic-pommier-26-fevrier-2017). News such as this is a constant reminder that it remains important to periodically restate the following: homosexuality is not a choice; rather, it is largely the result of biological factors acting mostly during prenatal life (Bailey et al., 2016; Ernulf, Innala, & Whitam, 1989) potentially interacting with various postnatal influences, both types of influences eventually varying between men and women (Diamond & Rosky, 2016). In this...
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