Lesbian pioneers Kay Lahusen, Barbara Gittings fought medical mythology from the gays. The things they’re doing isn’t really done

For journalist and you will blogger Tracy Baim, which penned a book on early homosexual activist Barbara Gittings, you will find “little more critical” into the Gittings’ performs than simply you to definitely second during the 1972, Baim told Now. Gittings’ longtime companion, Kay Lahusen, took countless photographs of their services, however, this 1 stands out.

Barbara Gittings, Honest Kameny, Dr. H. Private and you will Dr. Kent Robinson, each other people in new American Psychological Relationship, at the APA’s Can get 1972 panel “Psychiatry: Pal otherwise Foe to help you Homosexuals?” Kay Tobin / NYPL

When you look at the an universal appointment room in the Dallas, a doctor speaks when you find yourself Gittings, fellow gay activist Frank Kameny and you can a masked man stand silently nearby. Continue Reading “Lesbian pioneers Kay Lahusen, Barbara Gittings fought medical mythology from the gays. The things they’re doing isn’t really done”

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