"GAY GENE?" NO SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE FOR IT [Excerpts]
A new study should convince academics and the general public that there is no "homosexual gene."
Two distinguished scholars at Johns Hopkins University have released a lengthy, three-part report concluding that there's not sufficient evidence to prove homosexuals and transgenders are born in that condition – in other words, there is no "gay gene" (The New Atlantis: A Journal of Technology and Science, No. 50, Fall 2016).
"The understanding of sexual orientation as an innate, biologically fixed property of human beings – the idea that people are 'born that way' – is not supported by scientific evidence," states the executive summary.
"The hypothesis that gender identity is an innate, fixed property of human beings that is independent of biological sex – that a person might be 'a man trapped in a woman's body' or 'a woman trapped in a man's body' – is not supported by scientific evidence," it adds.
The 143-page report recognizes a corollary between same-gender attraction and sexual abuse as a child. The Johns Hopkins experts also emphasize that sexuality is fluid – which means homosexuals can change; and many have, mostly through Christ.
(Charlie Butts, "'Gay gene'? No scientific evidence for it," OneNewsNow Online, 8/23/16)