A Role for 5Alpha‐Reductase Activity in the Development of Male Homosexuality?

@article{Alias2004ARF,
  title={A Role for 5Alpha‐Reductase Activity in the Development of Male Homosexuality?},
  author={A. Alias},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2004},
  volume={1032}
}
  • A. Alias
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
  • Abstract: Higher body hair with lower mesmorphism ratings were observed in Caucasian homosexual men compared with the general male population, reflecting elevated 5alpha‐reductase (5αR) activity, and higher dihydrotestosterone‐to‐testosterone (DHT‐to‐T) ratio, in sharp contrast to 46,XY 5αR 2 deficiency subjects, who are often born with ambiguous, or female genitalia, but tend to grow up to be muscular, heterosexual men with very little body hair, or beard. One study also showed them scoring… CONTINUE READING
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