April 30, 1999
New Study Questions Existence of 'Gay Gene'
A new study contradicts an earlier one that suggested a genetic basis for male homosexuality and led to much speculation about the existence of a "gay gene."
In 1993, researchers from the National Cancer Institute identified a region on the X chromosome of some gay men that the scientists said might contain a gene favoring homosexuality. The researchers said that while the gene's influence on sexual
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