posted on Nov, 15 2011 @ 10:10 PM
reply to post by darkredfish
Sexuality as an outcome of placental chemicals?
Personally, I doubt it. Human sexuality is a constellation of thoughts and behaviors. We are not like simpler life-forms, where it is a simply
matter of chemicals. Any time you get a whole group of complex behaviors in humans, it's safe to assume that personal cognition and social
interaction play some meaningful role.
Some research was done in the 1980's (back when researchers could still get funding for such things) that correlated same-sex acts in mice with
population pressure. I was thinking of this research when I said that I believe a person is only as gay, only as straight, as their most recent
Is a gay person's fantasy of hertero sex as sign that they are latently straight? Is a straight person's homosexual fantasy a sign that they are a
latent homosexual? See, those are all just labels and categories, with more of a political-social definition, than a personality-trait definition.
Real people are far more complex than that.
Perhaps I should have said earlier that I was thinking of the stereotypical "queen" when talking about gays I've known who told of being molested
or of emotionally absent fathers. In a demographic that includes millions of people, you are going to meet just about every imaginable variation of