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Is Being A Homosexual A Choice?
Do people choose to be gay, is it biological, or is there some other explanation? People have their own thoughts on homosexuality. Some people think that being homosexual is a choice, while others argue it’s not a choice. Bisexuality is a choice. Personally, I do not have a problem either way. I would like to try and answer the questions "Is it a choice?" and "What causes homosexuality?"
Brief History of Homosexuality. The term ‘homosexuality’ was coined in the late 19th century by a German psychologist, Karoly Maria Benkert (Stanford Encyclopedia of philosophy). Homosexuality as defined in the Merriam-Webster dictionary is a tendency to direct sexual desire toward
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Jess, she knew at a young age something was wrong, she was attracted to the same sex. My friend Tracy has a similar story except she had a boyfriend in high school, only to be accepted by her peers. Tracy hid the truth from everyone even her family, she did not know what they would think about her if they knew the truth. I long time ago I came to the conclusion that weither you are gay, lesbian or straight it is not a matter of choice, being bisexual that is a choice. To me, it a genetic trait, that causes people to be gay, or lesbians. Choice has nothing to do with, who does and does not become homosexual. As I saw on a sign just the other day, even if being gay was a choice, so what? People choose to be assholes and they can live without ridicule.

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