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Independent Lens | Episode | Cured

When doctors classified homosexuality as a mental illness to be “cured,” they employed cruel treatments like electroshock and lobotomies. LGBTQ+ activists and their allies fought back — and won a momentous victory when the American Psychiatric Association removed homosexuality from its manual of mental disorders in 1973.

S23 E1 | 0:54:25 | AIRED: 10/11/2021 | EXPIRES: 12/1/2021 |
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