81 Words… The Story of Changing Homosexuality From a Disease

Mar 9, 2010 · 29155 views

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This is a link to This American Life and explains in 1973, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) declared that homosexuality was not a disease simply by changing the 81-word definition of sexual deviance in its […]

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  1. homosexual says:

    I’ve never considered homosexuality a disease, and hearing this is the deepest and the most obvious way of discrimination.

    • BASboy says:

      Um… What? I don’t get what you mean by ‘Hearing this is the deepest and the most obvious way of discrimination” You mean listening to the show that this linked to about the History of how Homosexuality was once considered a disease and how it change to not being a disease is a form of discrimination? Did you listen to the show it links to? You confuse me with your comment. Please expand.

  2. BASboy says:

    In case there isn’t a link…which I thought I entered… but doesn’t seem to show…
    here it is.

    http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/204/81-Words

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