81 Words That Changed Our Take on Homosexuality

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Back in 1973, the American Psychiatric Association declared that homosexuality should no longer be considered a sickness. It was a seismic change, which happened because of protestors and closeted psychiatrists working in secret, and a man known as Dr. Anonymous, who appeared only in disguise. "My friend and I talked about what would be the most effective disguise. It was a Nixon mask that we distorted."

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Ira Glass