Sex Roles

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A New Look at the Causes and Correlates of Sexual Orientation

Gay, Straight, and the Reason Why: The Science of Sexual Orientation. By Simon LeVay, New York, Oxford University Press, 2011. 412 pp. $27.95 (hardcover). ISBN: 978-0-19-973767-3
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.California State UniversityFullertonUSA

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