Tag: 1907

September 2 in LGBTQ History

1907: Dr. Evelyn Hooker is born. Dr. Hooker published the first empirical research to challenge the notion that homosexuality was a mental illness. Her work was the foundation for an entire field of research that led to removal of homosexuality from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. 1967: Dick Michaels, Bill Rand, and Sam … Read More