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The Biology of Same-Sex Attraction

Sergey Gavrilets and two colleagues published a study in the Quarterly Review of Biology on the biology of same-sex attraction, that has sparked considerable coverage in both scientific and popular media. Publications and websites as diverse as Time, US News & World Report, Popular Science, Cosmos, and the New York Daily News have reported the findings.

Read the UT Quest story that summarizes the study, or read the full article (citation below).

Homosexuality as a Consequence of Epigenetically Canalized Sexual Development.  William R. Rice, Urban Friberg and Sergey Gavrilets. The Quarterly Review of Biology, Vol. 87, No. 4 (December 2012), pp. 343-368. Article DOI: 10.1086/668167