Re: virus: Andro-homo-gynes

Wade T.Smith (
Tue, 4 May 1999 01:48:51 -0400

>I still think it's absurd to say
>that by wiping out homophobia, you're effectively wiping out homosexuality.
>That makes it seem like a "fad" or something, which it is not.

Well, I did not, and will never, understand the maths there, but, so far, the supposed genetic basis to homosexuality remains unfound, the first hints at it (hailed loudly by the gay alliances) disproved, and the maths used in Gatherer's example showed a decrease when the taboo was lifted, yes, but not an eradication.

It may very well be a fad, in as much as it is a non-requirement of reproduction and a by-product of pleasure, (I'd be willing to say, right now, that that is what lesbianism is...), albeit a historically continuing one, or at best and foot-first a function of sexuality in general, but it does more seem to be cultural than biologic. So far....