Is it really true that homosexuality can be explained by epigenetics?

Early last week we told you about a new paper published in the Quarterly Review of Biology which suggests that homosexuality arises on account of epigenetic processes rather than genetic ones (i.e. non-heritable factors that alter the expression of DNA). Not surprisingly, the web exploded in a firestorm of debate,… »12/20/12 5:30pm12/20/12 5:30pm

Scientists claim that homosexuality is not genetic — but it arises in the womb

A team of international researchers has completed a study that suggests we will probably never find a ‘gay gene.' Sexual orientation is not about genetics, say the researchers, it's about epigenetics. This is the process where DNA expression is influenced by any number of external factors in the environment. And in… »12/11/12 11:00am12/11/12 11:00am

Homosexuality will lead to race of super-ducks, claims homeschooler in local newspaper

The following letter to the editor by 14-year-old Jasmin H. was published in the October 3 edition of Canterbury, New Zealand's Northern Outlook. In this strange missive, the youth claims that that the global gay agenda will lead to a frightening new species of monogamist ducks. Or something. It's not entirely clear!… »10/15/12 3:35pm10/15/12 3:35pm