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Hindu view of LGBT © Srishti Madurai.

Hindu views of homosexuality and, in general, LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) issues, are diverse. Homosexuality is regarded as one of the possible expressions of human desire and Hindu mythic stories have portrayed homosexual experience as natural and joyful. There are several Hindu temples which have carvings that depict both men and women indulging […]

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Poem for Parents by Khalil Gibran

And a woman, who was breastfeeding her baby, said:“Tell us about the children.”And he said:“Your children are not your children.They are the sons and daughters of the desire of life for itself.They are coming here through you, but are not of you, and even though they are always with you, you don’t own them.You may […]

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BEING G or L IS NOT A CAUSE

A Review of Scientific Research on Homosexuality In 1959 a report was published with the title, “Organizing action of prenatally administered testosterone propionate on the tissues mediating mating behavior in the female guinea pig” by Charles H. Phoenix, Robert W. Goy, Arnold A. Ger all, and William C. Young [6]. This was one of those […]

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Sexual Orientation and Science

Dr. Myers’ textbooks in psychology are widely used in schools across North America. This excerpt is from David G. Myers’Exploring Psychology 4th edition (Worth Publishers, 1999). Excerpted and reformatted with the permission of Worth Publishers. A similar section appears in Dr. Myers’Psychology 5th edition (Worth Publishers, 1998). SEXUAL ORIENTATION We express the direction of our […]

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What is the scientific explanation for homosexual behavior?

This question asks for scientific explanations rather than religious or moralistic answers. Unfortunately, there is not yet a conclusive study which tell us exactly what causes homosexuality. Many studies show correlations, but there is not an accepted scientific consensus on the cause of homosexuality. All credible scientific organizations state that sexual orientation is influenced by […]