The History of Psychiatry and Gay Conversion Therapy

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From The Huffington Post: Like religion, psychiatry has played a major role in oppressing LGBTQ individuals throughout history.

“Once psychiatry comes along we get horrible “treatments” for homosexuality like ice-pick lobotomies, aversion therapy, and other awful conversion therapy methods. Up until 1973, homosexuality was included in the diagnostic and statistical manual of Psychology.”

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1 COMMENT

  1. “Once psychiatry comes along we get horrible “treatments” for homosexuality like ice-pick lobotomies, aversion therapy, and other awful conversion therapy methods. Up until 1973, homosexuality was included in the diagnostic and statistical manual of Psychology.” <–cut-n-pasted from HuffPo….
    The DSM-5 of *"Psychology"*? WTF?…..

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