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GFM Archive : Gay Freedom Movement notes and quotes

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Title:
GFM Archive : Gay Freedom Movement notes and quotes
Creator:
Larry Chang/GFM
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Language:
English
Physical Description:
2p; paper, type and ink

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Caribbean Area ( lcsh )
queer
homosexuality
lesbian
gay
bisexual
transgender
sexuality
sexualities
activism

Notes

Abstract:
These are questions prepared for a panel discussion in Jamaica in November 1979. The questions include 1. what are the views of the Association on the recent removal of Homosexuality from the list of mental illnesses by the ... 2. Are these views those of Jamaican psychiatrists and psychologists in general? 3. (IF views negative) a. De you subscribe to the view that Homosexuality is an illness? b. what evidence is there of this? c. ls it possible that these 'symptoms' are the result of other causes eg. repression by society? 4. Are there any plans for educating the public into a more rational attitude towards homosexuals? 5. what are your views on homosexual teachers? Should male teachers, For example be allowed to teach in all boys schools? ( ,,, )
Abstract:
Page one includes questions prepared for a panel discussion in Jamaica in November 1979. The questions include 1. what are the views of the Association on the recent removal of Homosexuality from the list of mental illnesses [presumably by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)] 2. Are these views those of Jamaican psychiatrists and psychologists in general? 3. (IF views negative) a. De you subscribe to the view that Homosexuality is an illness? b. what evidence is there of this? c. ls it possible that these 'symptoms' are the result of other causes eg. repression by society? 4. Are there any plans for educating the public into a more rational attitude towards homosexuals? 5. what are your views on homosexual teachers? Should male teachers, For example be allowed to teach in all boys schools? The second page includes some answers to the questions.
Funding:
Support for the digitization from a grant by Rosamond King from CUNY.
General Note:
The second document has quotations on Gay freedom
Additional Physical Form:
The physical GFM materials are now at the Schomburg: https://www.nypl.org/locations/schomburg

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Caribbean IRN
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Caribbean IRN
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Digital Library of the Caribbean
Caribbean IRN

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18/11/79


Questions for Panel Discussion of the 27th


1. What are the views of the Association on the recent removal of Hemosexuality

from the list of mental illnesses by the .......

2. Are these views these of Jamaican psychiatrists and psychologists in

general?

3. (If views negative)

a. Do you subscribe to the view that Homosexuality is an illness?

b, Wh t evidencq4s there of this?

c, Is it possible that thes& 'symptoms' are the result of other causes

eg. repression by society?

d.

4. Are there any plans fir educating the public into a more rational atti-

tude towards homosexuals?

5. What are your views on homosexual teachers? Should male teachers, for

example be allowed to teach in all boys schools?


















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