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Emmanuel Mashandudze

Business Intelligence, Tools and Process Specialist, Witwatersrand University

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Is being gay a choice, or genetic make up?

There are different points of view on sexual orientation. One says, "A person's sexual orientation is within the realm of choice except when raped or molested." From the several myths in the world, what makes a person gay? Are they born gay? Is it social upbringing that channels them to be gay? What do you think?

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    Oct 23 2011: I dont see any evidence of choice,try on queer for size? in modern studies its been used as a way of transcending terminologies... what is gay, straight, trans, male, female, intersex... evidence has suggested there are five sex's so that kind of alters the terms of the question somewhat!

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