In 1973, the American Psychiatric Association voted to remove homosexuality from its list of mental disorders called the DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders), widely regarded as the definitive such resource. At that time, ongoing study had shown prior assumptions to be unsupported by scientific inquiry or d…
I was at that convention, although not a part of the discussion.
What many people don’t know is that the psychiatrist who made an impassioned speech about homosexuality testified as “Dr. Anonymous.”
He work a mask and a wig and had his voice modified to protect his identity.
Up until then, I had a diagnosable condition. Suddenly, I was cured of it.