Prior to a United Nations General Assembly meeting to hammer out details of an Olympic Truce Resolution calling for worldwide peace during the 2018 Winter Olympics, U.N. representatives from Egypt and Russia attempted to remove the Olympic Charter’s nondiscrimination clause from the resolution.
A new study in a major journal has found a weak association between several genes and sexual orientation. However, that doesn’t mean that science has identified a “gay gene” or anything like it—and some scientists have cautioned against overinterpreting the findings.
Scientists believe they may now know why gay men tend to have more older brothers. A new paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by Anthony Bogaert—the culmination of more than 20 years of research—shows that antibodies to one particular protein may be responsible.