Sexuality

STUDY: Many Genes Influence Same-Sex Attractions

The New York Times reports: How do genes influence our sexuality? The question has long been fraught with controversy. An ambitious new study — the largest ever to analyze the genetics of same-sex sexual behavior — found that genetics does play a role, responsible for perhaps a third of the influence on whether someone has same-sex sex. The influence comes …

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Brooklyn Diocese Demands Apology For SNL Joke

Via press release: The Diocese of Brooklyn is demanding an immediate public apology from “Saturday Night Live” and NBC after Saturday night’s disgraceful and offensive skit in which cast member Pete Davidson, during the Weekend Update segment, said: “If you support the Catholic Church, isn’t that the same thing as being an R. Kelly fan?” The statement clearly shocked the …

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CALIFORNIA: Condoms-In-Porn Initiative Fails

From the Los Angeles Daily News: A state initiative that called for enforcing condom use during all adult film production sites across California failed to win voters over, according to results released on Wednesday. Almost 54 percent of all state voters chose to pass on Proposition 60,which would have made producers prove that condoms were used, pay for performers’ workplace-related …

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STUDY: Male Homophobes Secretly Like The Menz

Yet another study has concluded that men who openly say they are homophobic give themselves away under the unblinking eye of science. Literally unblinking, in their case. Mic reports: Researchers at the University of Geneva tested 38 heterosexual male subjects by having them first rate their levels of “homonegativity” to determine how antigay each of them were. Then the men …

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BELGIUM: Man Seeks Euthanasia Because 17 Years Of Ex-Gay Torture Hasn’t Cured His Homosexuality

The BBC reports: A gay man in Belgium is trying to end his life because he cannot accept his sexuality. He told the Victoria Derbyshire programme he wanted to be granted euthanasia on the grounds of extreme psychological suffering. Sébastien has thought carefully about the moment he hopes his life will come to an end. “The moment when they put …

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SURVEY: Growing Number Report Having Gay Sex

Tribune News Service reports: A growing number of Americans are having gay sex, or at least admitting to it. And that’s OK with more of us. “People over time are reporting more same-sex sexual experiences than ever before,” said Brooke Wells, a social psychologist at Widener University’s Center for Human Sexuality Studies. The behavioral trend, reflected in an annual survey …

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