Dr. Julie Harren Hamilton is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Assistant Professor of Psychology at Palm Beach Atlantic University

Contrary to widespread misinformation, scientists have not discovered a biological cause for homosexuality. Instead, many researchers believe a homosexual orientation results from a combination of factors. Not every homosexual will have all the factors listed below, but may have some combination of them. This presentation highlights the primary role of environmental factors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

This summary of the research was provided by David Blakeslee, Psy.D, Licensed Clinical Psychologist. 

Relationship with Parents
+
Relationship with Peers
+
Various Experiences (e.g. sexual abuse, etc.)
----------------------------
Environment +

 

Genes
+
Brain Wiring
+

Prenatal Hormonal Exposure
----------------------------
Temperament =


 

Homosexual Orientation

 

site owned and operated by Dr. Julie Harren Hamilton