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Scholars Day: April 10, 2013

Homosexuality in the DSM: A Historical Overview

This presentation includes the historical context of homosexuality and gender identity listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders and its changes from the 1950s to present day. The discussion entails the American Psychiatric Association's original removal of the homosexuality 'diagnosis' and what other changes are yet to come.

Presenter: Valerie Smith (Undergraduate Student)
Topic: Women and Gender Studies
Location: 103 Edwards
Time: 11:15 am (Session II)
Please note that presentation times are approximate. If you are interested in attending sessions with multiple presentations, please be in the room at the start of the session.