Instructor: Femi Bogle-Assegai
Course: English 101-2674
The Origin of Homosexuality:
The Sides of the Story, Revealed
There has been a going topic for ages on decades. To think that people actually have to sit up and say, “Why am I the way I am?” There is a reason for everything. So what makes people homosexuals; homosexuals?
What exactly is homosexuality and how did it originate? To understand the origins of homosexuality one must understand first understand exactly what homosexuality means. The word homosexuality came from a Greek and a Latin hybrid. When breaking up the word there are two parts to look at the root –homo and the root sex. The root –homo is Greek for “same” and sex is a Latin root. Homosexuality can defined by the American Heritage New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition as “sexual attraction between persons of the same sex.” When put together the word literally means same-love, which is commonly used. However, homosexuality falls into a large spectrum of sexual preference not just same loving gender.
There has been an going topic for ages on decades. To think that people actually have to sit up and say, “Why am I the way I am?” There is a reason for everything. So what makes people homosexuals; homosexuals?
The question now is how does homosexuality come to be? There is a more than one cause of homosexuality. In fact it homosexuality and information regarding it are “spread widely across the disciplines of psychiatry, psychology, general medicine, neuroscience, sociology, genetics and anthropology.” Though it crosses so many areas of study, there is no sure answer to if homosexuality is physiological, or biological. This has been a topic of that has been debated for sometime and continues to be a very controversial topic. All though there are many causes of homosexuality, the strongest would be the biological aspect. There have been study after study that have come closer to finding...