Matthew Funke

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Precis

Elly Revard Matthew Funke Mackenzie Elliott Period 1 11/28/17 Ms. Visconti LGBTQ Mental Health Stephen T. Russell and Jessica N. Fish in the article …

LGBT Mental Health Syllabus

The History of Psychiatry & Homosexuality<p>Lot leaving Sodom<p>Goal<p>The participant will understand major events in the history of psychiatry and …

#BornPerfect: Survivor Stories & Survivor Network

#BornPerfect is rooted in NCLR’s vision of advancing public policy by empowering the people most affected by the issues to become the agents of …

The History of LGBTQ Conversion Therapy

In 1965, TIME magazine published an article titled “Homosexuals Can Be Cured.” The article focused on the “triumphant” results of group therapy work …

When Homosexuality Stopped Being a Mental Disorder

Source: Pixabay<p>In the 1950s and 1960s, some therapists employed aversion therapy of the kind featured in <i>A Clockwork Orange</i> to "cure" male …

Mental Health

Why Gender Dysphoria Should No Longer Be Considered a Medical Disorder

It does more harm than good.<p>28<p>SHARES<p>As a wizened gender rights advocate, I know better than to assume the activists making the most noise are …

LGBTQ

Gays tell of mutilation by apartheid army

A report detailing castration and electric shocks adds weight to calls for doctors to be held to account over abuses<p>The part-man, part-woman who still calls himself Harold is trying to gather the courage to finally fight back against South Africa's military. It was the army, after all, which …

The Tearoom Trade | SexInfo Online

In 1970, sociologist and ordained Episcopalian minister Laud Humphreys published his book <i>The Tearoom Trade: Impersonal Sex in Public Places</i>, one of …

Afternoon Tea

“I Want to Be Like Nature Made Me” | Medically Unnecessary Surgeries on Intersex Children in the US

Summary<p><b>Reader Advisory: This report contains graphic descriptions of traumatic experiences, often affecting children.</b><p>Intersex people in the United …

LGBT people are prone to mental illness. It’s a truth we shouldn’t shy away from

We should be defiant in our acceptance of mental health problems in the same way that we would about our sexuality or gender identity<p>I almost didn’t write this. It wasn’t from not wanting to. I cradled my head in my hands, desperate to contribute to the reams of social media positivity I had seen …

Pride In Mental Health: An Interview With LGBT Activists, Cole Ledford And Dior Vargas

These experts all fight tirelessly against mental health obstacles.<p>I had the privilege of speaking with experts, activists, and advocates about the various mental health needs we have in the LGBTQ communities, at an event hosted by Crisis Text Line. We all agreed that a supportive and continuous, …

Stanford historian uncovers the historical origins of the gay suicide stereotype

November 19, 2015<p>Stanford doctoral student Samuel Clowes Huneke's research traces the history of the gay suicide trope from its roots in 20th-century …

LGBTQ

The gay-suicide stereotype kills gay people, and must end – Samuel Clowes Huneke

Friedrich Alfred Krupp, heir to the mammoth Krupp armaments business and the wealthiest man in Germany, committed suicide on 22 November 1902. Only a …

Sexuality

Gender Performance

Judith Butler is a preeminent gender theorist and has played an extraordinarily influential role in shaping modern feminism. She’s written …

Feminism

Compulsory Heterosexuality

Compulsory heterosexuality is a term popularized by poet Adrienne Rich in her 1980 essay, “Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence.” …

LGBTQ