Why are we gay? (piece published on PinkNews.co.uk)


The case of Chris Birch seems to have raised some questions for the gay community. Some of the comments on a news story covering his story have raised prejudices and fears about its implications. If someone can be “made gay” by the brain damage caused by a stroke, what does that mean for who we are?

Read more at PinkNews.co.uk

About davidwaldock

Open University graduate student (MSc Science and Society), did health and life science at undergraduate level. Interested in how the Internet is transforming the ways in which the public(s) engage with science(s). Also interested in "the skeptical movement" as a form of science activism and it's effectiveness in achieving its goals. Interested in the representation of LGB types in science and in the periscience communities.

One response to “Why are we gay? (piece published on PinkNews.co.uk)”

  1. Sarah Waldock says :

    As always a scholarly and well written piece; and also it’s always nice to see an objective piece of writing on a subject which can be contentious.

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