When Dr Gregory Hudson and his team begin looking for the gay gene, they believe they are doing so for the best possible motives: to remove the stigma associated with homosexuality by proving the genetic cause, thus eliminating the idea that homosexuals choose their sexuality. But the uses to which his research are put turn out to be very different from what he Imagined and he is forced to confront the human costs of his scientific breakthrough. Far from helping the gay community, Dr Hudson's research has inadvertently placed a weapon in the hands of their enemies. His good intentions have indeed paved the road to hell for queer men and women, and may even lead to their eradication from the planet.
Linda Sones Feinberg is in early retirement from serving as a clinical psychiatric social worker. Author of "I'm Grieving As Fast As I Can: How Young Widows and Widowers Can Cope and Heal", New Horizon Press, 1994, she was the volunteer founder of state-wide support groups in Massachusetts for young widowed people. Linda also served as a volunteer support group leader for the AIDS Action Committee in Boston. For five years she ran the City of Boston's foster home program for children. Linda has her M.S.W. from Boston College Graduate School of Social Work. While an undergraduate at Boston University, she studied theatre arts and government. Linda has appeared on Peter Jennings' "World News Tonight" and the Maury Povitch Talk Show and enjoys giving speeches. Also an artist, she paints antique piano sheet music covers on canvas, portraits of Tiger Woods, as well as painting designs on furniture and wall murals. Linda's passions are movies, books, traveling, and antique hunting. Married for thirty years to Alec Feinberg, Ph.D., a reliability engineer, author, guitar player, and artist, the couple has two daughters. Jennifer Joy Feinberg, 19, is a published poet and asophomore at Emory University where she runs track. Marissa Melody Feinberg, 28, a Syracuse University graduate, works in public relations in Manhattan and has appeared as an actress on TV, independent films and off-Broadway productions. The Feinbergs recently moved to Colorado.