Gay-lib reactions to the Mayer and McHugh report, part 2: mental and behavioral problems

deanhamer3In his criticism of the recent report by Mayer and McHugh on the lack of a genetic explanation for homosexual and transgender conduct, Dean Hamer looks into the problem of mental issues, arguing that society is to blame for all personal problems which homosexuals may face. Continue reading Gay-lib reactions to the Mayer and McHugh report, part 2: mental and behavioral problems

Gay-lib reactions to the Mayer and McHugh report, part 1: Dean Hamer

dean-hamerGay-lib magazine The Advocate has released a response by Dean Hamer to the Mayer & McHugh report of August last. The two scientific researchers demonstrated that there is no scientific evidence to substantiate a genetic origin for either sexual feelings or gender identity. Hamer on the other hand was the geneticist who claimed he had identified the “gay gene” in 1998, thereby proving the “born that way” theory. The Advocate writes: “The right wing is pushing a study that isn’t based in sound science, says famed geneticist Dean Hamer.”  Who is Dean Hamer, what has been his role in gay-lib, what is he doing now as filmmaker and full-time activist for the radical transgender agenda, and what exactly is his point? Continue reading Gay-lib reactions to the Mayer and McHugh report, part 1: Dean Hamer