This myth carries a lot of weight. The element of choice is kept alive and blame is imposed on LGBTQ+ people for being who they are. They are told they are either choosing to be LGBTQ+ or they are choosing to live the “lifestyle.”
- People have a choice when it comes to sexual orientation, you can be something different than what you are.
- LGBTQ+ people are consciously deciding their sexual orientation
- Being LGBTQ+ is not a good choice.
Research on sexual orientation points to genes, hormones, and brain anatomy.
Sexual orientation is likely determined prenatally.
If sexual orientation is a choice then people also choose to be heterosexual.