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"Born Republican?" by Daniel Mendelsohn, from the New York Times Op-Ed page, July 26, 1993. "Psychologists and psychoanalysts have long believed that Republicans' unnatural and frequently unconstitutional tendencies result from unhealthy family life—a remarkably high percentage of Republicans had authoritative, domineering fathers and emotionally distant mothers who didn't teach them how to be kind and gentle. But biologists have long suspected that conservatism is inherited. 'After all,' said one author of the Nurture article, 'It's quite common for a Republican to have a brother or a sister who is a Republican.'"

"An Analysis: Heterosexuality in the Male" by L. Craig Schoonmaker, from Homosexuals Intransigent! No. 2, February 25, 1970. "Recent sex surveys have come to the conclusion that a startlingly large percentage of U.S. men are at least in part heterosexual. It is important that society understand the nature of their abnormality and its implications. Thus this paper."

"Gay for Good: Can Straight Guys Become Happy Homosexuals?" by Jefferson Morley, from Slate, Wednesday, May 30, 2001. "'Survey data from submarines, discos, and prisons show that anywhere from 9 to 23 percent of males say they have a desire to become gay,' Da Vinci said in a recent interview. 'I think we have shown that these same men, if they commit themselves to an intensive course of therapy, can become happy homosexuals.'"

"What, Exactly, Is Heterosexuality, and What Causes It?" by Alan Wakeman, published in the book Heterosexuality by Gillian E. Hanscombe and Martin Humphries

"Recruiting My Daughter: How Do I Go About 'Maximizing' the Possibilities of a Lesbian Outcome?" by Christina Starr, Xtra!, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 15, 2000.

"Heterosexual Disease: God's Judgment on Heterosexuality and the Church's Caring Response" by Tobias S. Haller, B.S.G.; promulgated by the Sacred Congregation for the Defense of What I Say is True Because I Say It

"why I became gay . . ." from the cartoon-style FAQ maintained by Ralf Koenig in Germany

"How to Raise Your Child to be Gay" by Larry-bob, from the queer zine Holy Titclamps, April 25, 1998

"'98 Homosexual-Recruitment Drive Nearing Goal" from The Onion, July 1998

"C.L.I.T.: Comprehensive Lesbian Image Test " by Tori Joseph

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