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 David Waldock

Open University graduate, health and life science at undergraduate level, science and society at post-graduate. 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. Work for a well known and loved public institution. Views are mine and not necessarily my employers.

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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