Gay science is all fake!

Postby ShadowWalker33 » Sat Feb 06, 2021 6:18 am

Hey. I think gay science is fake. Because:

It never was a medical decision and that's why I think the action
came so fast. After all, it was only three years from the time that
feminists and gays first zapped the APA at a behavior therapy session
to the time that the Board of Trustees voted in 1973 to approve
removing homosexuality from the list of mental disorders. It was a
political move.

Eric Marcus. Making history : the struggle for gay and lesbian equal rights,1945-1990 (1991) page 224-225 ... 14_155.jpg

Is it true?
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Postby Richard@DecisionSkills » Sat Feb 06, 2021 2:48 pm

ShadowWalker33 wrote: It was a political move....Is it true?

How do you think any behavior becomes labeled a "disorder"?

Every few years a bunch of "scientists" hold a series of meetings and argue for updates, revisions, deletions, and inclusion of various behaviors into the latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).

It is a political process.

Does the process involve using research to justify the political arguments? Absolutely. But this research is conducted by humans and humans are flawed.
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Postby Candid » Sun Feb 07, 2021 6:12 am

ShadowWalker33 wrote:Is it true?

Does it matter?

There have always been gays among us. I believe it's around 4%. Very often they're highly creative people. A "mental disorder" that practices in private, has no victim, is not concurrent with delusions and is no predictor of career or relationship sucess can't qualify as a problem.
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