Homosexuality is a choice? Really?

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    Many people refuse to accept evidence that homosexuality is related to genetics.

    I have to wonder about these people.


    Did they have to "choose" to be straight? Could they find the same sex attractive, if they "chose" to?

    Why do people, especially young people, often spend a lot of time pining after someone they will probably never get? Why not simply "choose" to not be attracted to that person, and instead "choose" to be attracted to another person who is available? Are they just stupid?

    It would seem that marital infidelity wouldn't be such a big problem if men could simply "choose" to be attracted only to their wives, and not to anyone else.


    I'm starting to realize more and more that those who claim that sexual orientation is a "choice" must be either gay or bisexual. I didn't "choose" to be attracted to women, I was born that way. I find the thought of gay male sex to be rather unattractive, I couldn't possibly "choose" to find males attractive. Perhaps those who claim that it is a "choice", unlike myself and the vast majority of straight people, had to "choose" to not be attracted to members of the same sex, against their natural desires.
     
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    Choosing to be gay is really an easy choice. First you have to want painful and dirty sex. Then to be ostracized by family and society. After that you can be discriminated against in the job market. If you're really lucky some redneck might kill you. With all that fun to be had it's amazing everybody doesn't choose it.
     
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    Hey, you don't have to be gay to have painful and dirty sex! :spank3: :laugh:
     
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    You are creating a false dichotemy by pretending as though there are two choices. There aren't.

    You can choose to be gay.

    You can choose to be straight.

    You can choose to be bi.

    You can choose nothing and then by default you will be straight.
     
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    Plus if you're English you can put together a very successful rock band.
     
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    or if you are american you can pay katie holmes to marry you
     
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    Do you choose to be straight? Have you really had urges to have sex with other men that you had to choose to not follow up on?
     
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    Did you just ignore everything i just wrote?

    There aren't only two choices.
     
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    One can choose to have no sexual preferences?
     

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