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Are people born gay? Show more Show less

Few scientific questions generate as much intrigue and political turmoil as the origins of sexual orientation. Is there a clear genetic or hormonal link to sexual orientation that indicates gay people are, in the words of Lady Gaga, "Born This Way"? Can we ever know if same-sex attraction is determined before birth? Is this a question that should even be asked?

Yes, people are born gay Show more Show less

Various studies have found a direct link between genetics and homosexuality.
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Homosexuality runs in families

The extended families of homosexuals tend to have multiple family members attracted to members of the same sex.

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Identical twins do not necessarily share the same sexual orientation. Therefore, it is unlikely that sexual orientation has anything to do with genetics.

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