Life Before Birth

Source: Janelle Weaver, “Social before Birth: Twins First Interact with Each Other as Fetuses,” Scientific American, 1 January 2011. “… scientists found that fetuses begin reaching toward their neighbors by the 14th week of gestation. Over the following weeks they reduced the num­ber of movements toward themselves and instead reached more frequently toward their counterparts.…

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There Are Only Two Sexes

Source: Michael W. Chapman, “Biologists in WSJ: Only Two Sexes, Male and Female, There is No Sex ‘Spectrum'”, CNS News, 14 February 2020. Source: Colin M. Wright and Emma N. Hilton, “The Dangerous Denial of Sex,” Wall Street Journal, Opinion, 13 February 2020. Colin Wright is an evolutionary biologist at Penn State. Emma Hilton is a developmental biologist at…

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You Cannot Say There Are Only Two Sexes

Source: Alex Griswold, “Denver Post Columnist Fired After Arguing There Are Two Sexes,” The Washington Free Beacon, 20 January 2020. Often there are multiple reasons a person is fired from a job, but that this issue is included is a sad comment on the lack of tolerance for opposing views, especially when those views happen…

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People Do Leave Homosexuality

Source: Jeff Johnston, “Do People Change from Homosexuality? Hundreds of Stories of Hope and Transformation,” The Daily Citizen, 5 August 2015. A list of stories of people who left homosexuality, some for decades. “Typically, this is a process of growth and change, not an instantaneous transformation. Nor is it easy or without relapse for most.…

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Nested Coding in DNA is Evidence of Design

Source: “BioEssays Editor: “‘Junk’ DNA… Full of Information!” Including Genome-Sized “Genomic Code”,” Evolution News & Science Today, 18 November 2019. “The paper finds that our DNA contains overlapping layered “’dual-function’ pieces of information,” including a “genomic code” that spans virtually the entire genome in order to “defin[e] the shape and compaction of DNA into the highly-condensed…

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Pope Tells Christians Not to Evangelize

Source: Thomas D. Williams, PH.D., “Pope Francis Tells Christians Not to Try to Convert Nonbelievers,” Breitbart, 22 December 2019. Source: “Visit to the ‘Pilo Albertelli’ Classic High School in Rome: Dialogue of the Holy Father Francis with the Students”, Vatican Publishing House, 20 December 2019. “Pope Francis told Christian high school students this weekend they…

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Sexual Orientation Can Change Even Into Adulthood

Source: Christine E. Kaestle, “Sexual Orientation Trajectories Based on Sexual Attractions, Partners, and Identity: A Longitudinal Investigation From Adolescence Through Young Adulthood Using a U.S. Representative Sample,” The Journal of Sex Research, p. 811-826, 8 April 2019. “Substantial changes were common not only from late adolescence to the early 20s but also from the early 20s…

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Are there really not that many homosexuals?

Source: Justin McCarthy, “Americans Still Greatly Overestimate U.S. Gay Population”, 27 June 2019. A poll in 2017 found 4.5% of the United States population identifies itself as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. But notice that this lumps a lot of people together with different sexual practices. Source: Statista Research Department, “U.S. Homosexuality – Statistics & Facts”, 9…

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Genetic Links to Homosexuality?

Source: Andrea Ganna, “Large-scale GWAS reveals insights into the genetic architecture of same-sex sexual behavior,” Science Magazine, 30 August 2019 The claim is that they found five possible influences toward homosexual behavior in DNA, but at the same time the report is full of qualifiers. “In aggregate, all tested genetic variants accounted for 8 to 25%…

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The Effect of Family Instability

Source: Sydney Briggs, “Family Instability and Children’s Social Development,” Child Trends, 7 Aug 2019. “Family stability can promote positive social behavior in children and adolescents, while instability is associated with social maladjustment, including behaviors such as aggression toward peers, teachers, or parents.” “Adolescents whose mothers were married at birth had higher social competence and lower…

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