Psychiatric disorders and disability in the female homosexual". American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. An analysis of the Kinsey reports on sexual behavior in the human male and female. The report states since homosexuality is a mental illness, homosexuals "constitute security risks" to the nation because "those who engage in overt acts of perversion lack the emotional stability of normal persons. This served to conceptualize homosexuality as a mental disorder and further stigmatize homosexuality in society. Gay rights movement. Mollies Urnings.
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Following the riot, activists established the National Transsexual Counseling Unit, the first peer-run support and advocacy organization in the world. Archived from the original on 30 October The gay rights movement saw some early progress In the s.
The landmark ruling effectively decriminalized homosexual relations nationwide.