August 16, 2011

I’ll get back to the SciFi/Fantasy in a minute, but I want to link this first: Marcus Bachmann and the Dangerous Modern Myth of ‘Sexual Orientation’.

What is at the heart of such speculation is a myth that arose in the 20th century, based largely on the theories of Sigmund Freud and Alfred Kinsey, which holds that all human beings have an inborn sexual essence which must be fulfilled in order for them to be psychologically healthy. This myth of “sexual orientation” (sometimes known as “sexual identity,” as it pertains to transgenderism) has so pervaded our culture that most people are no longer capable of understanding it as myth.

Read the whole thing.


One Response to “Orientation”

  1. […] and the Dangerous Modern Myth of ‘Sexual Orientation’Cynthia YockeyNice DebGay PatriotForks And HopeGay PatriotDon SurberWintery KnightBlogging About Pathetic Perverts and Also Andrew Sullivan’s […]

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