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Since opportunity is socially structured, the expectation is that social influences should be stronger for behavior than attraction. Most researchers attribute this to prenatal environmental factors, such as prenatal hormones. Delivering Culturally Competent Nursing Care.
Delivering Culturally Competent Nursing Care. Retrieved February 3, Miron Baron stated, "Some cultures — for example, the Assyrian and Graeco - Roman — were more tolerant of homosexuality.