It's not gonna ever end. All the homophobes in the world will not die off until Stardate 250433.
Fri Aug 09, 2013 at 11:47 AM PDT
It's 1972 Again: Man Diagnosed with Chronic Condition of "Homosexual Behavior"
It is well known that in 1973 homosexuality was removed from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), which was a significant early milestone on the way to equal rights for LGBT people. After all, if our sexual orientation is not considered a sickness, there is no a priori reason to deny us any job, or not to accept us as productive members of society. And why, after all, should we be considered "ill"? After all, Evelyn Hooker demonstrated that homosexual men were no more likely to be mentally ill than heterosexual men way back in the 1950s.
So imagine my surprise to read the following:
See? "Homosexual behavior" has its own code! 302.0! Maybe I should get a bumper sticker or something.