By Dr. Nadia El-Awady
IslamOnline’s Health & Science Editor

Development Of Sexual Orientation

Joseph Nicolosi, Ph.D. states:

Recent political pressure has resulted in a denial of the importance of the factor most strongly implicated by decades of previous clinical research: developmental factors, particularly the influence of parents. A review of the literature on male homosexuality reveals extensive reference to the prehomosexual boy’s relational problems with both parents (West 1959, Socarides 1978, Evans 1969); among some researchers, the father-son relationship has been particularly implicated (Bieber et al 1962, Moberly 1983). (Introduction

  • Islamic Stance on Homosexuality
  • Homosexuality-Related Research