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http://www.suphawut.com/gvb/gayly/gay_history2.htm in 550 B.C.E., men charged with the crime of anal sex were stoned to death. This was part of a very long list of taboos that are now ignored, yet for some reason, this particular taboo holds fast. 790 C.E., two women in Baghdad engaging in lesbian sex were beheaded, even though the Muslim court was at one of its highest gay points http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Psychiatric_Association In the early 1970s, activists campaigned against the DSM classification of homosexuality as a mental disorder, protesting at APA offices and at annual meetings from 1970 to 1973. In 1973 the Board of Trustees voted to remove homosexuality as a disorder category from the DSM, a decision ratified by a majority (58%) of the general APA membership the following year. A category of "sexual orientation disturbance" was introduced in its place in 1974, and then replaced in the 1980 DSM-III with Ego-dystonic sexual orientation . That was removed in 1987. Nowadays the research and clinical
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This note was uploaded on 10/27/2010 for the course ENGINEERIN CIC taught by Professor Loren during the Three '10 term at Swinburne.

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