So, When Did You Decide to be Straight? ~ Maja Despot

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on Oct 30, 2012
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Are you born gay or do you become gay?

Throughout the campaign for the upcoming election the topic of same sex marriage has been a controversial hot-button issue, with two polar opposite stances.

While sexuality can sometimes be referred to as “sexual preference,” is it really a choice?

If heterosexuality is not something that is chosen, then why is homosexuality any different? Some see it as something innate, something we are born with. Others argue that our socialization and upbringing can affect our “sexual preference.”

The following video poses a thought provoking question.


So, when did you choose to become straight?


Maja Despot is a college student trying to figure out her place in the world, while making a positive impact. She’s a veggie, a blogger and mother of a feisty puppy named Minnie, whom she absolutely adores. She enjoys yoga, crafts and learning. Maja came to United States in 1997 from the former Yugoslavia. Six months later she was fluent in English. She’s currently studying Sociology at the University of Illinois at Chicago and hopes to use it to give back to the refugee community.





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3 Responses to “So, When Did You Decide to be Straight? ~ Maja Despot”

  1. Edie says:

    LOVE THIS!!!! Great job…am posting where I can.

  2. Joe Sparks says:

    All humans have a deep need for closeness with other humans, regardless of gender.