Paul V. It's part of our genes in the way that we're left-handed is part of our genes and having blue eyes is part of our genes," he said. To prove his point, he invited homosexual adults to submit childhood photos of themselves, "snapshots that capture them, innocently, showing the beginnings of their innate gay selves. Click here for a slideshow of snapshots from the Born This Way blog. Each photo is accompanied with the story behind it and cataloged online. The resulting blog -- called " Born This Way " in homage to the Lady Gaga single -- is a celebration of gay identity that is equal parts funny, touching and heartbreaking.