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DOMA’s Demise and Sexual Deviants: What’s at the Bottom of the “Slippery Slope”?

One thing that may get easily overlooked in the recent SCOTUS decision to shoot down DOMA is the fact that, for first time ever, the federal government’s view of gay couples is finally in line with that of the vast majority of the word’s mental health experts. The American Psychiatric Association, for example, isn’t without its [...]

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Is Homosexuality Natural? Yes. So is male lactation.


As Gwenn Seemel points out in her richly illustrated book, Crime Against Nature, the non-human animal kingdom is chock-full of examples that challenge many of our deeply held beliefs about what is “natural” behavior in everything from sexual preference to lifestyle choices to gender roles and even gender identity. A third gender, male pregnancy and [...]

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