Lesbian teens are having two to seven times as many babies as their heterosexual peers

Lesbian teens are having two to seven times as many babies as their heterosexual peers

[Ed. – Interestingly, this finding comes at a time when the teen pregnancy rate overall has dipped to a record low. Having a child out of wedlock has always been a recipe for disaster for the teens involved, who if they stay together are often condemned to a life of poverty and self-denial that generally leads to one or another form of abuse. Why lesbians would seemingly embrace this weighty responsibility is puzzling.]

One thing you would think lesbians wouldn’t have to deal with is pregnancy. Seems like a solid assumption, right? Not so much.

Remarkably, research shows teen who identify [sic] as lesbian have significantly higher pregnancy rates than their heterosexual peers. I know what you’re thinking, but it’s true. It’s also true for teen gay males: they are substantially more likely to impregnate their sexual partners than are heterosexual males. …

After I presented this information to an acquaintance, he said, “That’s scientifically impossible!”  But that’s only true if you assume that being gay or lesbian is a sexual absolute — the way someone is, unchangeably what they are. Unless biology has transformed overnight, it means women who identify as lesbians are having a whole lot of guy sex. And gay-identified youth are having a great deal of girl sex.

But being gay or lesbian is supposed to be absolute and unchangeable — like sex, race, or ethnicity. This pregnancy phenomenon confounds that narrative in a dramatic way, and it can’t be ignored. Could it be that being lesbian or gay is not quite as absolute or fixed as gender theorists want us to believe?

Continue reading →


Commenting Policy

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, all caps, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain a courteous and useful public environment where we can engage in reasonable discourse.

You may use HTML in your comments. Feel free to review the full list of allowed HTML here.