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Old 05-03-2012, 10:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Madd love View Post
Seems like one would have to be brainwash into it?
As soon as one starts to wonder when gayness begins

Old 05-03-2012, 10:51 PM
Location: Texas State Fair
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At what age does gayness start?

Originally Posted by Casper in Dallas View Post
Birth, and they come to realize it when they hit puberty, just like everyone else.
I would probably agree that origins are no later than birth but trends may manifest well before puberty. However, if no identity for the phenomena exists then one may not have the opportunity for that identification. And even once one identifies a preference a decision as to an extent of participation may not lend itself to a given identity.

Flamboyance may be another topic altogether.
Old 05-10-2012, 05:42 PM
Location: USA
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Originally Posted by Cunucu Beach View Post
I think most homosexuals are born that way but may not realize it until they are well into adulthood. Billie Jean King was married for several years to her husband before she realized she was a lesbian. She said in an interview once that she was "totally in love with Larry" when she married him. So, was she straight at that time?
That is really odd. Reminds me of a woman I know who lives as a Lesbian now whos really Bi. She always professed her affinity for the hmm part of the male anatomy. Now that shes acts as if she is just a Lesbian. Face it you can't have a thing for a Johnson and declare yourself a Lesbian to?
Old 05-10-2012, 05:46 PM
Location: Tampa Florida
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Frank and Perkins discuss it..

Rep. Barney Frank, Tony Perkins debate same-sex marriage - Video on msnbc.com
Old 05-10-2012, 07:09 PM
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Originally Posted by stan4 View Post
Nope. I lived in a foreign country, no one else was gay, I had never even heard of gay, and I knew I liked other little girls from the time I was in kindergarten (like my stupid kiddy crushes were on other girls - I was not thinking sexually). I was 4 years old.

You lived in Iran?
Old 05-10-2012, 07:15 PM
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At what age does gayness start?

I think it starts after birth but at an early age. When people say they were born that way, I think it's more likely the case that they were that way for as long as they can remember which to the individual conflates to birth.

At what age does transgenderness start?
Old 05-10-2012, 07:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Madd love View Post
Seems like one would have to be brainwash into it?
Homosexuality is common in many species of higher mammals.

So no, it isn't "brainwash"ing.

Likely it starts at meiosis.
Old 05-11-2012, 08:13 AM
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No one had to brainwash me. I've felt this way for as long as I can remember.
Old 05-11-2012, 09:09 AM
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Originally Posted by Madd love View Post
Seems like one would have to be brainwash into it?
I hit the rep button on accident not the quote button, so your new rep is a mistake. as to your op, it is brainwashed to even ask such a question.
Old 05-11-2012, 09:10 AM
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perhaps the question in this case is when does bigotry start?
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