12 Dec Having older brothers increases men's likelihood of being gay . (CNN) If you're a guy with an older brother, there's an increased chance you're gay. Bailey's latest paper, published this month in the journal Nature Research, looked at people's genomes and found several regions with single-letter DNA. 15 Nov What does emerge clearly throughout the research is the extreme interdisciplinary nature of trying to understand human sexuality and maybe here, science needs to take a leaf out of sexuality's book: to catch up and accept the evidence that people sit in a much broader spectrum than given credit for. By contrast, in a study doing genetic analysis of pairs of homosexual brothers, including twins, strong evidence was found that some homosexual men are born homosexual. The study, including approximately three times as many people as the previous largest study on this subject, indicates that it is significantly more.
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Lord Jamar Compares Homosexuality to Incest: It's Not Natural 19 Oct We know, from many twin and adoption studies, that sexual preference has a genetic component. A gay man is more likely than a straight man to have a ( biological) gay brother; lesbians are more likely than straight women to have gay sisters. Advertisement. In , a study published in the journal Science. 8 Oct When one identical twin is gay, there is about a 20% chance that the other will be as well. But because this rate is not %, it is thought that environmental factors play a role as well. One of the best characterized is the 'older brother effect': the chance of a man being gay increases by 33% for each older. 9 Dec Anyone choosing sides in the nature vs. nurture conversation should be reasonably convinced by now that life is not so simple, and, that behavior is unlikely to be the product of one or But in , a large study by J. Michael Bailey analyzed DNA from pairs of gay brothers confirmed Hamer's findings.