The Roots of Sexual Orientation and Gender Conformity

Where do you stand on the sexual orientation question: genes or environment? Is it a choice or are you “born this way?” Recent research in the UK took a close look at nonconforming behavior and sexual orientation of women in at attempt to answer these intriguing questions. The study followed 4,000 women, each of whom was one of a pair of twins. Resulting data suggested that gender conformity and sexual orientation are characteristics that are inherited.