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We've looked at a bunch of things, but we haven't been able to nail it down. The top is often thought to be the dominant partner while the bottom is considered the more submissive. At the time, those settings tended to have more men than women.
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- Try as they might, scientists have struggled to identity any particular genes that consistently predict the directions of our love and desire Credit: Ignacio Lehmann. It's also illegal to discriminate against you because: of the sexual orientation of someone you know, such as family or friends, rather than because of your own sexual orientation.
- For one thing, the study relied on a technique called genetic linkage, which has been widely replaced by genome-wide association studies. There has been a lot of sociological research on same-sex sexual behaviours, he says, but this is an incredibly complicated topic.
- How much of a person's sexual orientation can be chalked up to biology?
- In particular, the researchers tested for any statistical connection between genes and whether a person had ever had a same-sex sexual partner.
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