Category: Sexual Identity

Well now, this is really interesting. The Royal College of Psychiatrists considers that sexual orientation is determined by a combination of biological and postnatal environmental factors. There is no evidence to go beyond this and impute any kind of choice into the origins …

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Say the gay scientists. No, seriously. Knowing about the phantom gay past when everyone else is certain gayness has always existed can be frustrating. Gay history professor Dr. John D’Emilio (University of Illinois-Chicago) once lamented that even while gay historical …

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Here it is and it’s juicy. These are the best bits. 34. It is common ground that a public body cannot exercise a statutory power for an improper purpose: see De Smith’s Judicial Review at paras 5-082 to 5-119. It …

Court of Appeal Ruling on Core Issues vs TfL Read More »

Mark Yarhouse and the Institute for the Study of Sexual Identity use this Three Tier Distinction to help people articulate the relationship between their sexual identity and sexual attractions. When we refer to the “three tier distinction,” we are talking …

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Some fascinating research as reported by the Guardian. Scientists have drawn on nearly 1,000 brain scans to confirm what many had surely concluded long ago: that stark differences exist in the wiring of male and female brains. Maps of neural …

Male and Female Brains Read More »