Journal of Biosocial Science

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THE SEXUAL ORIENTATION OF MEN WHO WERE BROUGHT UP IN GAY OR LESBIAN HOUSEHOLDS


WILLIAM H.  JAMES  a1
a1 The Galton Laboratory, University College London

Abstract

Elsewhere the author has suggested that adolescent and adult male homosexual orientation is, in some cases, causally associated with sexual or quasi-sexual experience in childhood (James, 2004). Here it is argued that the available data on men raised by same-sex parents cannot validly be interpreted as supporting or refuting this suggestion.