Aiden and Ethan Dvash-Banks were born four minutes apart. The twins, now 16 months old, love chasing each other around the house, wear the same clothes and share an obsession with Elmo. In the eyes of the US government, however, the boys are not equal.
A genetic analysis of pairs of gay brothers, including sets of twins, has provided the strongest evidence yet that gay people are born gay. The study clearly links sexual orientation in men with two regions of the human genome that have been implicated before, one on the X chromosome and one on chromosome 8. The finding is an important contribution to mounting evidence that being gay is biologically determined rather than a lifestyle choice.
But experts say the origins of partner preference remain a mystery. For men, new research suggests that clues to sexual orientation may lie not just in the genes, but in the spaces between the DNA, where molecular marks instruct genes when to turn on and off and how strongly to express themselves. That news, presented at the meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics on Thursday, may leave the genetically uninitiated scratching their heads.
Aiden and Ethan Dvash-Banks are twin brothers who were born minutes apart. But only one of them was considered to be a United States citizen by the State Department. A federal judge ruled this week that was a mistake. The twins are the sons of two married gay men, an American citizen and an Israeli citizen.
The Egyptian-American actor is also notable for his role in the thriller Mr. Starting with the frequently asked, here are the things to know about this bloke. Although he is an American, he is of Egyptian ethnicity.
Together, they created a stunning photo shoot that transcended borders and brought together divided nations. The photos show Anjali and Sundas in exquisite traditional gowns in Bryant Park in Midtown Manhattan, and under an umbrella on a rainy day in Chelsea. We spoke to Anjali and Sundas about the shoot going viral and the positive reaction that it has elicited.
Boyfriend twins. Boyfriend twins are a uniquely gay occurrence. There are certainly plenty of straight couples who look like they belong to the same gene pool, but heterosexual couples have the inherent division of gender, and also, who pays attention to straight people?
Shaun T. We love watching this new family as they share their sweet pics and mushy moments, along with the realities of parenthood with their IG followers. We asked gay dads who have successfully met up with other LGBTQ families offline for some of their tips.
The blonde sipping coffee in Ronnie Kray 's cell sent a ripple of excitement around Broadmoor. She had sparkling emerald eyes, cheekbones sharp enough to cut cloth, and pouting lips that kissed the rim her cup as she drank, leaving a smudge of red lipstick. He and Reggie were used to celebrity visitors, including Richard Burton and Barbara Windsor, but he hadn't realised dowdy sounding Angela Tremble had a more glamorous stage name.