What causes different gender experiences and sexual orientations?

Sexual orientation and where we are on the gender spectrum are core parts of our human makeup.

We don’t know why some people are heterosexual and others aren’t or why some people fit society’s expectations of female and male and others don’t.

Perhaps what should matter is how we and our children learn to relate to the diversity of experience.

Adapted from All God’s Children.

Contributed by Melany Burrill

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