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Questions Chapter 30 -primarily biological means that biological factors are more important than psychosocial or experiential factors -not biological, social and environmental factors still influence them, there is not just one apect to homosexuality, all contributing to one way -third nucleus is smaller in woman and gay men -Dean Hamer-indentified the “gay” gene, homosexuality in men may be linked to the x chromosome in at least one cohort of men, study did not uncover any particular -sexual orientation is not singulary determined by one thing, there are many aspects associated with it, not studies have proved anything yet Chapter 31 -there was no significant difference between adults raised in lesbian families and their peers from single mother heterosexual households in the proportion who reported sexual attraction to someone of the same gender -daughters of lesbian mothers were more likely to consider that they might experience same-gender attraction or have a lesbian relationship than daughters of heterosexual - psycho analytical theory-it does matter who you are raised by, mothers are overbearing and the father is passive -biological-you are born with it -prenatal gonadal hormones act on the brain to facilitate homosexuality -DES-reported bisexual or lesbian responsiveness -Social Learning theory-socially learned about gender, believe from gender stereotypes you act like that

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