Noah Ambrosino And Homosexuality

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Brandon Ambrosino, an outspoken homosexual man, proudly announces his preference, yet agrees that he, “wasn’t born this way”(Ambrosino). The root of the problem does not lie in homosexuality, but in the belief that gay tendencies begin at birth. No scientific justification achieves this argument. In ancient Athens, homosexuality, “was expected,” from males, and even today it plays “an important role,” in New Guinea’s culture (Malory). As for America, the history of homosexuality begins in 1624 when Richard Cornish, “is executed in Virginia,” for , “allegedly,” participating in gay actions with his servant. This crime of sonomy, the prohibiting of, “non-procreative behavior with anyone”, lives on as a punishable by death or jail up until roughly …show more content…

Mr. Nicolis’s expertise and client examples prove how effective proper counseling affects a homosexual; since change through therapy reverses gay tendencies, it only makes sense to say that homosexuality cannot be defined as a genetic mutation or birth defect. He actually calls homosexuality a, “mere symptom,” to a larger underlying issue within a person; therefore, not the root of the issue itself (Virtue). In addition to medicine and counsel, one's upbringing can encourage homeosexual tendencies. One particular hypothesis states that during the critical, “gender-identity phase of development,” a young boy views his father as a rejecting influence, causing him to identify a man's masculinity negatively as an adult (“Can…”). Once introduced to masculinity in this way, as an adult, a gay man will separate themselves and, “take the form of ‘the hurt little boy’,” rather than maturing emotionally as they do physically (“Can…”). Development as a child leads to homosexuality commonly when a child can recall a major difference in what they, “needed and longed for,” and what they were offered (“Can…”). This development circumstance leads to homosexuality. For …show more content…

Lead scientist on, “the largest study in existence of a so-called ‘gay-gene’”, Alan Sanders, stresses that homosexuality occurs due to a variety of factors (Pink). These factors include “genetics, upbringing and environment” (Pink). While Sanders does mention that genetics factor into homosexuality, he also states that his study, “did not identify a single gene which...caused homosexuality”(Pink). Due to the existence of outside forces influencing the act of same sex relations, the belief that one possesses no choice in the matter does not make sense. As a matter of fact, the concept of sexual orientation as a whole, “can refer to a set of behaviors, to feelings of attraction, or to a sense of identity” (“Is…”). In addition to Mr. Sanders, Neuroscientist Simon Levay agrees with this idea just by his statement to NewScientist saying, “His study knocks another nail into the coffin of the ‘chosen lifestyle’ theory of homosexuality” (Pink). The fact that numerous amounts of outside factors influence the change of homosexual tendencies shows that the choice allows those factors to pressure that significant amount of a

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