Born Gay: The Psychobiology of Sex Orientation

  title={Born Gay: The Psychobiology of Sex Orientation},
  author={Doug P. Vanderlaan and Paul L. Vasey},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
Telling times : exploring LGBTQ progress narratives in Brixton, South London
This thesis is an interdisciplinary study of the (homo)sexual narratives that circulate in contemporary British contexts. It draws on three years of ethnographic research in Brixton, South London,
Christian and gay : a dialogical narrative analysis of negotiating identity
A sea change occurred in the nineteenth century regarding how homosexuality was viewed. Same sex acts were pathologised, criminalised and essentialised. These negative discourses were assimilated by
Sexual arousal and masculinity-femininity of women.
Though both studies confirmed that lesbians were more male-typical in their sexual arousal and nonsexual characteristics, on average, there were no indications that these 2 patterns were in any way connected.
Is First Same Sex Attraction a Developmental Milestone
Is Transgendered Male Androphilia Familial in Non-Western Populations? The Case of a Samoan Village
The present study indicated that transgendered male androphilia is familial in this particular Samoan village, thus adding to a growing literature demonstrating that male andphilia and gender atypicality have consistent developmental correlates across populations.
The development and evolution of male androphilia in Samoan fa'afafine
Ethnological research indicates that cultural contexts in which androphilic males are transgendered and have opportunities to allocate resource investment toward kin are the most appropriate for testing hypotheses about the evolution of male androphilia.
Recalled Sex-typed Behavior in Childhood and Sports’ Preferences in Adulthood of Heterosexual, Bisexual, and Homosexual Men from Brazil, Turkey, and Thailand
  • F. Cardoso
  • Psychology, Education
    Archives of sexual behavior
  • 2009
Examination of recalled childhood sex-typed behavior and adult sports preferences that distinguish homosexuals from bisexuals and heterosexuals suggests that cross-gender behavior in childhood may characterize most male homosexuals regardless of their cultural milieu.


Queer Science: The Use and Abuse of Research into Homosexuality
Hirschfeld and the third sex the nature and prevalence of homosexuality the talking cure learning and unlearning homosexuality hormones the brain mental traits stress genes against nature? sickness
The Science of Desire: The Search for the Gay Gene and the Biology of Behavior
Dean Hamer and his team of researchers at the National Cancer Institute made a remarkable discovery: in families with two gay brothers, 33 out of 40 pairs shared a distinctive pattern in one region
A linkage between DNA markers on the X chromosome and male sexual orientation.
Investigation of pedigree and linkage analyses on 114 families of homosexual men found increased rates of same-sex orientation were found in the maternal uncles and male cousins of these subjects, but not in their fathers or paternal relatives, suggesting the possibility of sex-linked transmission in a portion of the population.
A difference in hypothalamic structure between heterosexual and homosexual men
The measured volumes of INAH 3 indicate that INAH is dimorphic with sexual orientation, at least in men, and suggests that sexual orientation has a biological substrate.