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Born Gay? - The Origins of Sexual Orientation

How do 'gay genes' survive extermination by non-reproductiveness? – Nature, nurture, and how much of each.


Are our sexual preferences acquired through social learning or are some people literally born gay? What are the genetic and prenatal hormone contributions of sexual orientation? How do 'gay genes' survive extermination by non-reproductiveness? What possible adaptive value might they have? Cultural and historical variations in acceptance/intolerance of minority sexual preferences.

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Speaker(s):

Professor Glenn D Wilson | talks | www

 

Date and Time:

19 April 2010 at 6:00 pm

Duration:

1 hour

 

Venue:

The Museum of London
London Wall
London
EC2Y 5HN


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Gresham College
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