Genuine interest in science is manifested in relation to those features of human behavior that, from the point of view of public morality or religious ethics, are considered unacceptable, harmful and dangerous. Homosexuality is just one of these features, the study of which is very intensively engaged by scientists in many countries of the world.
Genetic studies of homosexual orientation – often referred to as studies of “homosexuality genes” – have always caused fierce debate not only in academia, but in society as a whole. These studies have been going on for more than a hundred years, but especially recent finds have attracted close attention.
Hairy face – means gay?A scientific study of sexual orientation has gone through several stages. The first direction included the search for evidence of a person’s sexual orientation in such morphological characteristics of the body as the amount of facial hair, the size of the external genital organs and the ratio of shoulder width to hip width. Today, morphological studies have become more sophisticated, switched to the study of neuroanatomical structures. Continue reading