Re: Sexuality/was Re: Homosexual proto-extropians?

Timothy Bates (
Wed, 23 Jun 1999 12:18:42 +1000

The only evidence I have read (guy in our department's Ph.D.) is that it leads to suicide if you are not. Although independent minded is the wrong word for this trait.

> On the issue of homosexuality, should a person's orientation matter that
> much? I imagine that being in a minority -- even a sexual one -- does make
> for one to become more independent minded. (Has anyone actually done a
> study of this?) Other than that, I guess non-heterosexuals would
be more
> open on average to experimentation outside of traditional gender and sexual
> roles.