Here are some weird but interesting myths and notions that have been prevailing around the world about homosexuality.
So lets throw a light on it.
- Myth 1: Around 10% Of The Population Is Homosexual
This is a complete lie. This myth took air when some advocates started misquoting a book called Sexual Behavior by Alfred Kinsey in 1940s. His main aim was to provide a scientific perspective to the whole homosexuality aspect. He never stated that 10% population is gay. He said that “10 % of the males are more or less homosexual for the age between 16 to 55 for at least 3 years, but only 3 to 4 % turn out to be gay through out their lifetime”. But this statement was misquoted and turned out a notion that 10% of the population is homosexual.
- Myth 2: Homosexuals Are Born Gay
Really guys can someone be a homosexual since birth? In 1993 a respected journal, Science published a study by Dean Hamer which actually ignited the explosion of “born gay” myth. But there is actually no proof that homosexuality is genetic. A research in 1991 was carried out on biological twins which neglected the fact that it is genetic. If that would have been the scenario then both the twins would have been found gay.
- Myth 3: Homosexual Relationships Are No Different Than Heterosexual Ones
A very fascinating myth is prevailing that homosexual relationships are just like heterosexual ones. But that’s really not true. A research says that homosexual relationships have a major danger of life by getting infected by AIDS as an average homosexual male intercourse with a wide number of males in a year.