The Gaily News: Undercover at the Bachmanns' "ex-gay" clinic

Plus: A link between sexual orientation and genetics

A new UK study suggests that sexual orientation is determined at least partially by genetics. Researchers based their study on gender conformity in children, questioning a group of 4,000 British women, each of whom was one of a pair of twins, about their sexual behavior and attractions as well as their childhood gender nonconformity.

It's been revealed that the counseling clinic founded by Republican presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann and her husband, Marcus Bachmann, performs "ex-gay" therapy, which is often discredited by the scientific and medical communities. John Becker, of the LGBT equality group Truth Wins Out, conducted an undercover report on the clinic, after spending a week undergoing the therapy.

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