Abstract Homosexuality is viewed by many as a social problem. What do lesbians, gay men, bisexual women and men, and transgender people have in common that makes them, as a combined population, an appropriate focus for this report? To the boys who were good or cool to me. Therefore, it is necessary to explore further the public's ideas concerning the origins of homosexuality by using an interview format that allows for the expression of all possible etiologic beliefs. Each of the above four frameworks provides conceptual tools that can help increase our understanding of health status, health needs, and health disparities in LGBT populations.
Not born this way
But no one in his family is gay. That's not an option or a point of reference, at all! How Information That Homosexuality Is Partly Genetic Could Be Used to Help People When asked how it could help people if it were discovered that homosexuality has a genetic basis, 11 participants said they did not know how such information could be helpful and 15 participants asserted that there would be nothing helpful about finding out that homosexuality is partly genetic. The science, theory, and ethics of sexual orientation. Homosexuality is an abomination. Become a Friend of Aeon to save articles and enjoy other exclusive benefits Make a donation.
Some lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals are transgender; most are not. But no one in his family is gay. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender health. These findings are consistent with research concerning the public's limited understanding of genetic science Lanie et al. The passive role was mostly limited to the subordinate — youths or women. Differences within each of these groups related to, for example, race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, geographic location, and age also are addressed later in the chapter.