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Does brain size affect your sexual orientation?

While there is much debate on this topic, recent research indicates that brain size may play a role in determining your sexual orientation.

Swedish researchers found that there are similarities in the brain size of straight men and gay women. After scanning homosexual and heterosexual individuals, the researchers found that both straight men and gay women exhibited asymmetric brains, with the left hemisphere being smaller than the right. Gay men and straight women, on the other hand, both had symmetrical brain hemispheres.

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