James, I think you should take a look at some of the responses. Nobody is defending that article, and you are quite wrong about Dr Mehmet.
Gender preference isn't a choice, simple as that. It's a figure of speech, and I think you may have taken things the wrong way.
I'm sorry that you are feeling on edge during this horrid time; I've been down in the dumps, but you've got real reason to be upset. Take care of yourself.