Also, you trying to distinguish orientation from “preference” in the case of pedophiles, who do not…
Julian Delphiki, Jr.

It’s funny how you guys keep using orientation as a singular word. I said sexual orientation. The definition of sexual orientation is wholly different from the definition of orientation and by definition, sexual orientation is gender based. And yes, I am sure even homosexual men have preferences about the type of men they are attracted to. Someone might prefer athletic muscular men but end up in a relationship with a couch potato because of other factors that negate that particular preference. Preference is a choice of one thing over another. You may not have control over what your particular preference is but you can still choose someone that isn’t what you prefer. I’m sure many homosexuals have dated someone that didn’t fall into their preference category but I’m pretty sure their choice would still be a man, because that is their sexual orientation.