This myth continues on the path of finding something wrong with LGBTQ+ people.  If you are born LGBTQ+ and you did not choose it, then someone or something must be blamed for this happening.


If there is not a good parental bond with the same sex parent then the child will become LGBTQ+.

The parents did not shield the child from bad influences.

If a child is sexually abused they will become LGBTQ+.


No scientifically sound study has definitively linked sexual orientation or identity with parental role-modeling or childhood sexual abuse.