Estradiol Masculinizes Hypothalamus?
jkohl at vegas.infi.net
Fri Mar 22 02:12:48 EST 1996
In article <marcroy-2003961054310001 at marcroypb.uchicago.edu>,
marcroy at midway.uchicago.edu says...
>In regards to the original post, I
>would doubt very much that there is a single biological cause for male
>homosexuality. While a change in aromatization could be a factor I
>suspect that _at most_ it could lead to a predisposition towards certain
This is what the Perkins, Fitzgerald, & Moss (1995) Hormones and Behavior
article seems to imply. The mechanisms involved presumably are olfactory
and the endocrinological evidence is that of luteinizing hormone and
testosterone responses in homosexual male rams.
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