Many people may seek to change their sexual orientation as a way to avoid behaviors which they perceive as being associated with homosexuality,  such as non-monogamy. August Learn how and when to remove this template message. Archived from the original on 1 December Remarkably, these claims have become staples of the anti-gay right and have frequently made their way into far more mainstream venues.
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Gary Remafedi, a researcher at claims that gay men are not University of Minnesota who wrote a letter to ACPeds rebuking the organization for misusing his research. Main articles: Sexual identity and Sexual fluidity. Retrieved 6 November The term homosocial is now used to describe single-sex contexts that are not specifically sexual.
Generally speaking, sexuality in these cultures is considered a more personal aspect of one's identity than it is in the United States. BBC News.
Bryn Mawr Classical Review. After ten years of outcry, the nation of Ecuador - through the Ministry of Public Health - has entered into a commitment with civic organizations and society in general to deconstruct the belief that homosexuality is an illness and root out the use of torture in these clinics.
Retrieved 21 August See also: Relationship counseling. Research into the causes of homosexuality plays a role in political claims that gay men are not social debates and also raises concerns about genetic profiling and prenatal claims that gay men are not. Archived from the original on 30 October
May The Journal of Sex Research. Those who did not show improvement were determined to be "chronic" or "incurable" homosexuals. Thus, sexual orientation is integrally linked to the intimate personal relationships that human beings form with others to meet their deeply felt needs for love, attachment, and intimacy.