Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College
Pro to the question "Is Sexual Orientation Determined at Birth?"
“On the basis of my clinical work, I have come to believe that although most of their gender atypical behavior is inborn, some homosexual children may emphasize their opposite gender characteristics in order to attract and sustain the attention of the father…
A boy who grows up with a dominant mother who uses him to fulfill ungratified needs of her own will have the same chance of becoming gay as he would if he were raised by a mother who ideally nurtures his growth and development…”
Being Homosexual: Gay Men and Their Development, 1989