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The great gay showdown: Genes vs. germs

| April 17, 2013

Ron Unz, former businessman and conservative political activist, blasts through two rival explanations for homosexuality: the Gay Gene hypothesis and the Gay Germ hypothesis. Neither holds much water on its own, he writes. “The two battling hypotheses … are hardly all that much opposed, and may even blend into one another when we draw the proper distinction between proximal and ultimate causation.”

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