The militant homosexual lobby likes to cement its case for radical social engineering by saying their lifestyle is an innate, unchosen condition, one which is likely genetic in basis and therefore unalterable. Of course this ignores the tens of thousands of people who have decisively left the homosexual lifestyle.
It also ignores real science, not the puff pieces found in the media. But I document this all in detail in my new book, Strained Relations. However for the sake of argument, let’s accept the genetic explanation. Some people are simply destined to live this way because their genes have predetermined this.
OK, but then this argument must cut both ways. All those people out there who are adamantly opposed to homosexuality can also be considered to be driven by their genes. Clearly there is a “homophobia” gene which accounts for their disposition.
Thus the homosexual activists will have to come up with a new ploy – simply calling their opponents “homophobes” is as helpful as calling them red-haired or right-handed. Of course they are homophobes – they can’t help it. Indeed, they were born that way.
And there is even scholarly research which confirms all this. Studies have in fact appeared which do argue for a genetic basis for homophobia. Consider just one major study which has appeared in the peer-reviewed scientific journal Behavior Genetics.
Seven authors are behind the 2008 article, “Genetic and Environmental Inﬂuences on Individual Differences in Attitudes Toward Homosexuality: An Australian Twin Study”. One of the authors, J. Michael Bailey is of course famous for his twin study of the early 1990s and other research which purports to show the innate, biological nature of homosexuality.
So we don’t have a bunch of “homophobes” here writing this article. So what do they argue for? The Abstract for this article says this: “Previous research has shown that many heterosexuals hold negative attitudes toward homosexuals and homosexuality (homophobia). Although a great deal of research has focused on the proﬁle of homophobic individuals, this research provides little theoretical insight into the aetiology of homophobia. To examine genetic and environmental inﬂuences on variation in attitudes toward homophobia, we analysed data from 4,688 twins who completed a questionnaire concerning sexual behaviour and attitudes, including attitudes toward homosexuality.
“Results show that, in accordance with literature, males have significantly more negative attitudes toward homosexuality than females and non-heterosexuals are less homophobic than heterosexuals. In contrast with some earlier ﬁndings, age had no signiﬁcant effect on the homophobia scores in this study. Genetic modelling showed that variation in homophobia scores could be explained by additive genetic (36%), shared environmental (18%) and unique environmental factors (46%). However, corrections based on previous ﬁndings show that the shared environmental estimate may be almost entirely accounted for as extra additive genetic variance arising from assortative mating for homophobic attitudes. The results suggest that variation in attitudes toward homosexuality is substantially inherited, and that social environmental inﬂuences are relatively minor.”
And in the Discussion section they say this: “In summary, this study concerning the aetiology of homophobic attitudes revealed that familial aggregation in attitudes toward homosexuality is accounted for by genes as well as by shared environmental factors. However, when the plausible effect of assortative mating on our estimates is taken into account, familial aggregation for homophobia scores might be almost totally accounted for by genetic effects. More research is necessary to further unravel the sources of variance in homophobia and to determine whether these differ between sexes.”
There you have it folks. Much of the “homophobia” out there can simply be put down to genetic factors. Not all of it of course. Indeed, very few arguing for a genetic basis for homosexuality claim it is 100% genetics either. But as I say, what is good for the goose is good for the gander.
If some of these same researchers are claiming that both homosexuality and “homophobia” have a major genetic component, then the same repercussions of this must also be affirmed. If a homosexual cannot help it, and can simply claim he was born that way, then so too the “homophobe” can simply say he was born that way and has no or little choice in the matter.
So based on this research, I am happy to admit that I must have been born to oppose homosexuality. Indeed, for as long as I can remember, I have always been this way. It is obviously in my genes, and of course you cannot argue with Mother Nature. If I am biologically predetermined to be the way I am, then surely the activists need to just learn to accept me for who I am and stop being so intolerant and narrow-minded.
The homosexual lobby needs to ease up on all its abuse and hate, and learn to embrace me for who I really am. No more name-calling and nasty bigotry. And no more homophobia phobia. No more denunciations of something I just cannot help.
So I call upon all homophobes of the world to unite and proudly fly the flag of homophobia. No more hiding in the closet. Come out and be true to who you are. Don’t let the bigots with their hate get you down. Let’s all support homophobia awareness and advocacy.
After all, who would choose to be a homophobe with so much hatred and prejudice raised against it? We are clearly a persecuted minority group. We demand our rights just like everyone else. We look forward to the government setting up special departments and ministers for homophobia.
There need to be new anti-discrimination commissions set up to help wage war on any sign of this ugly homophobia phobia. There is simply no place for such intolerance and bigotry in a modern progressive society. We will fight for our rights, and will no longer let prejudice and hate rear their ugly heads against us.
It is time to stamp out all the last vestiges of homophobia phobia. And the heavy hand of the law must be used to win justice for our cause. No more silence and no more shame. We’re here, we fear, and we’re not going away. So I’ll see you at the next homophobia pride march.