Archive > Qazi Rahman on ‘Gay Genes’ in The Guardian

born-gayDr Qazi Rahman, an academic at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London, studies the biology of sexual orientation and the implications for mental health. Several articles in The Guardian in recent times have promoted the idea that sexual orientation is fundamentally a choice. Dr Rahman argues that this is not so and that scientific research has demonstrated this. Furthermore, he argues that the idea that orientation is a choice plays into the hands of homophobes and conservatives who force LGBT people into psychologically damaging pseudo-treatments. To read his article in full, click here: Qazi Rahman – ‘Gay genes’: science is on the right track, we’re born this way. Let’s deal with it.

Dr Rahman wrote our book Born Gay in conjunction with Dr Glenn Wilson. To order a copy of the book from AmazonUK, click here: Born Gay: The Psychobiology of Sex Orientation.


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