I thank the author for a well done book, for a broad perspective, for scientific information.
It gets a little long and technical at points, and there is perhaps not much interest in mentioning studies for which the results are not conclusive.
LeVay does not mention that, on this particular issue, his position is more or less the same as that of Sigmund Freud.
I found this book extremely important in the evolution of gay studies, but it seems to have been written for medical/psychological professionals. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Tom Scott
This is a scientifically oriented book that is accessible to the average (and I do mean average) person. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Variety IS the Spice of Life
Gay, Straight, and the Reason Why is Simon LeVay's latest, perhaps final, book about the development of sexual orientation. Read morePublished 8 months ago by David Walters
Another of these weird publications by Simon LeVay. What is very insightful is that he doesn't care to adress the profound criticism his "groundbreaking" first study provoked which... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Zoltan Carnovasch
Simon LeVay (born 1943) is a British-American (and openly gay) neuroscientist turned writer; he has also writen Queer Science: The Use and Abuse of Research into Homosexuality, The... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Steven H. Propp
got this for my soc class yet didn't have to read it to pass the class so yeah good i guessPublished 15 months ago by michelle
This should be required reading for every gay man. Even though it covers very complex science, it is always very readable. The conclusion sums it up very well. Loved this book!Published 19 months ago by John Rogers
The author starts off by establishing his sexual tendencies stipulating that he is gay. Speaking for myself I am straight and have never had doubts in this regard. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Archibald J. Campbell
I thought this book was FULL of great information....well, at least very interesting information. However, the book was not presented in a readable way. Read morePublished 20 months ago by A Reader