So, in terms of evolution, they would seem to have a better chance of passing on their genes, while at the same time it would seem that the genes that make women gay would quickly vanish from the gene pool. This raises the question, why are there gay women? Lesbianism is indeed at least 25 percent genetic, as determined by a study of twins conducted in the United Kingdom. The study found that identical twin sisters who share percent of their DNA are more likely to both be lesbians than are fraternal twin sisters who share just 50 percent , proving that, all other environmental factors being equal, genes matter.
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Talk Fotor When the 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival opens this week, New York audiences will have a chance to catch some of the most anticipated queer films of the year. Provocateurs Andre Leon Talley and Robert Mapplethorpe each headline their own film, and prolific gay filmmaker Matt Tyrnauer uncovers the inside story of Studio Check out our must-see LGBT films below. When she is cautiously welcomed by her childhood best friend Dovid Alessandro Nivola and his wife Esti Rachel McAdams , her presence makes waves in the tight-knit community and awakens latent desires for both women. Lelio presents the religious traditions with no hand-holding, dropping the audience down into the insular world as Ronit revisits her old life.
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See also: Homoerotic literature in ancient Rome Though Homer did not explicitly portray the heroes Achilles and Patroclus as homosexual lovers in his 8th century BC Trojan War epic, the Iliad ,   later ancient authors presented the intense relationship as such. In a surviving fragment of the play, Achilles speaks of "our frequent kisses" and a "devout union of the thighs". Written in the 1st century AD during the reign of Nero , it is the earliest known text of its kind depicting homosexuality. Genji, for his part, or so one is informed, found the boy more attractive than his chilly sister.