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Scandal: How To Get Away With Sexuality Part III - Born Gay: What Does Science Say?

This episode explores science and sexual orientation. We discuss nature versus nurture, genetics, and scientific research. Can we look to science for help on this issue? This episode features special guest, Biologist Rasheda Likely.

For Further Study:

·         Gene linkage

o   http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2014/11/22/are-you-born-gay-or-is-it-a-choice-scientists-might-have-found-the-answer/

o   http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=9625997&fileId=S0033291714002451

·         Genetic and Environmental Influences on Sexual Orientation

o   http://postcog.ucd.ie/files/Bailey%20et%20al.%20twins,2000.pdf

·         Born Gay pros and cons

o   http://borngay.procon.org/view.resource.php?resourceID=000005

·         Sexual orientation twin pairs

o   http://ioa126.medsch.wisc.edu/findings/pdfs/47.pdf

·         Prenatal sex hormones

o   http://psych.colorado.edu/~carey/pdffiles/cah_berenbaum01.pdf

·         Anomalous sexual preference

o   http://psycserver.psyc.queensu.ca/quinsey/pdf/offenders/QuinseyNYASetiology.pdf

·         Ultimate causation of vertebrate behavior

o   http://icb.oxfordjournals.org/content/38/1/43.full.pdf

·         Ovarian hormones in differentiation of the brain

o   http://dyslexialab.net/Pdfs/Fitch1998.pdf

·         Individual differences in sexual behavior

o   http://icb.oxfordjournals.org/content/38/1/118.full.pdf

·         Heritable factors that influence sexual orientation

o   http://faculty.bennington.edu/~sherman/sex/female-twin-lesbian.pdf

·         DNA markers and male sexual orientation

o   http://postcog.ucd.ie/files/2881563.pdf

·         Parental influence on sexual orientation

o   http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.366.792&rep=rep1&type=pdf

·         Law morality and sexual orientation

o   http://scholarship.law.nd.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1983&context=ndlr&sei-redir=1&referer=http%3A%2F%2Fscholar.google.com%2Fscholar%3Fstart%3D10%26q%3Denvironment%2Bsexual%2Borientation%26hl%3Den%26as_sdt%3D0%2C10%26as_vis%3D1#search=%22environment%20sexual%20orientation%22

·         Genetic and Environmental Influences on Pubertal Timing Assessed by Height Growth

o   http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3769165/