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The Gay Epi-genes?

I came across this awesomely bad article late last night. It is either an example of really bad science reporting, really bad science, or both. Actual Headline: Scientists May Have Finally Unlocked Puzzle of Why People Are Gay. I’m sure many of you are familiar with ever-elusive “gay gene” and the …

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AI: Stereotyping Relationships

So as she listened to me complain about my latest squabble with the girlfriend, a friend of mine let out: “See, that’s why I don’t date other girls. They get upset so easily over nothing!” Now, she was obviously joking. But comments like this usually get me thinking of other …


Alan Turing: computing pioneer, codebreaker, gay icon

Today, the 23rd of May, marks exactly one month until the centenary of Alan Turing’s birth. Events have been going on, and will continue to go on, through the whole of this year to celebrate the milestone. You may have seen that next month’s Skepchick Book Club book will be …


13 Myths and Misconceptions About Gay Men

There are lots of stereotypes about queer people. This post is going to explore some of the stereotypes concerning gay men. Many of the items in the list are not bad things! The issue is when people assume that because you’re a gay man, you’re _________. The following 13 stereotypes …