Since then there have been numerous studies attempting to prove the genetic predisposition to homosexuality.
The earliest experiment in biological research began in 1938 with the research of Alfred Kinsey.
Both sides pose important There has been two different parts of the hypothalamus that have been shown enlarged in a homosexual brain, the suprachiasmatic nucleus and the anterior commissure.
These parts were found to be larger in separate studies and these parts are not involved in sexual behavior, so the size differences came prenatal in sexual differentiation.
Those against it, in this case the side of nurture will addressed in ‘against the argument’, also defend their reasoning with ferocity but there are significantly less of them. Science Does Not Support the Claim That Homosexuality Is Genetic.
This paper will discuss both sides of the argument, citing peer-reviewed journals/articles, and discussing evidence used to support each side. We need to find out if being a homosexual is something we are born with, or is it something we learn over time. Review of the Research There have been many research studies done to try and determine the actual cause of homosexuality. The life of the gay gene: from hypothetical genetic marker to social reality. There are many valid points to either side that can be discussed and much information to be researched about this topic.On one hand, people may say that you are born gay due to your genetic makeup because they always seem to know that they have been gay; on the other hand some people may argue that your surroundings sway you to become gay because some people may not come out until their later years.Homosexuality is one of the most hot button issues in America today.Everyone has an opinion, some based on religious views others based on other external factors.Over the years, there has been a debate whether homosexuality is due to nature or nurture.In other words, are you born gay, or do you become gay?This study was never replicated successfully, therefore all of this is still hypothetical (O'Riordan, 2012). Perception of parental attitudes in homosexual, bisexual and heterosexual individuals. Although this study wasn’t able to be replicated it’s still one of the major milestones in the research on homosexuality. Archives Of Psychiatry & Psychotherapy, 12(2), 31-42.