Homosexuality gene: does it really exist?

The association of homosexuality with a genetic alteration is not scientifically confirmed  Is homosexuality associated with a genetic alteration – an homosexuality gene? This is an issue that is often debated, and is of unquestionable ethical interest. Now, the question...

The cryptic biological determinism of “sexual orientation”. Study on homosexual determinism

All attempts to demonstrate biological determinism of homosexuality lack sufficient rigour  The first thing to note is that sexual identity, defined by the sex of male or female, and sexual orientation, defined by the gender, are different things, although they sometimes tend to...

Gahna’s Parlamentaries rejects Commonweath pressures to legalize same sex marriage

British Prime Minister Theresa May urges to change Commonwealth countries “discriminatory” laws, including laws that do not allow same-sex marriage (see HERE). This statement was followed by a strong reaction from the Ghanaian Parliament. Ghana rejects Commonwealth...

The Virginia Senate prohibits the government from penalising organisations that oppose same-sex marriage

On 9th February, the Virginia Senate approved a bill that would prevent people from being obliged to participate in “the solemnization of any marriage” and protect them from government discrimination for believing only in natural marriage between a man and a woman...

Gender identity disorders. Current scientific evidence

Introduction Management of so-called “gender incongruence, cross-gender behaviour, non-normative gender behaviour, gender dysphoria or transgender or transsexual behaviours”, hereinafter encompassed within the term “Desire for Sex Change” (DSC) is a...

Queer theory : An anthropological revolution

Introduction The “bearded lady” has just won the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest. The person concerned is a fictional character called Conchita Wurst who is, to all appearances, female; in fact, the artist imitates a women in dress and aesthetics, but confuses us by keeping a beard....

Homosexual relationships. The legal situation in Africa

Homosexual relationships are illegal in 33 out of 54 African countries, and punishable by death in four of them. Anti-gay views have risen in recent years (Newsweek, 7/10/2017). Our Bioethics Observatory, while we cannot defend homosexuality, we can support the undeniable rights...

Has gender ideology been checkmated?

Past summer, “Gender Ideology” was dealt a devastating blow, oddly enough in the countries that pioneered this theory, when the Nordic Council of Ministers (regional inter-governmental co-operation consisting of Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, and Iceland) closed...