(1937-2003)Temple professor and psychiatrist Fryer, disguised as "Dr. Anonymous," spoke against the American Psychiatric Association's classification of homosexuality as a mental illness at the APA's 1972 annual meeting. Fryer's testimony persuaded the APA to declassify homosexuality as a mental disorder in 1973, ending treatments such as chemical castration, electric shock therapy, and lobotomy and paving the way for advances in LGBT civil rights.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission|
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|Date Added||Thursday, June 27th, 2019 at 2:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 486138 N 4422007|
|Decimal Degrees||39.94808333, -75.16226667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 56.885', W 75° 9.736'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 56' 53.1" N, 75° 9' 44.16" W|
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