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This is the first and perhaps the most basic question about homosexuality. In
order to understand the phenomenon of same-sex sexual relations, we must
first explore what the research shows about the origins of such attractions.
There are two main theories as to what causes homosexual attractions. One
is that a homosexual orientation is essentially dictated by genetic and or biological factors—put simply, that people are “born gay.” The other theory is
that homosexual attractions develop as primarily as a result of psychological
and environmental influences and early experiences. In the public square, the
latter theory has appeared to be in decline and the former gaining favor in
recent decades. But what does the research show? Let’s look at these two
theories in turn.