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 …

LGBTQI

Born Perfect: Survivor Stories & Survivor Network

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

Conversion Therapy

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 …

LGBTQI

When Homosexuality Stopped Being a Mental Disorder

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

Why Gender Dysphoria Should No Longer Be Considered a Medical Disorder

As a wizened gender rights advocate, I know better than to assume the activists making the most noise are actually representative of “the community” …

Gays tell of mutilation by apartheid army

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 abandoned him more than a decade ago, part way through "treatment" to turn him from a male to a female under a discredited …

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 …

“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 | Alexander Leon

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 …

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 …

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.” …