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Piltdown911:
So the moon is made of green cheese, Selenography is science.
It is a known fact that American Psychological Association was "lobbied" by pro-gay people to get what they wanted.

Jennifer Joyce:
Selenography is the study of the surface and physical features of the Moon. The green cheese part is all yours, not science.
Gay people did lobby the APA, but that's not why the APA made changes. The APA made changes because of better data. Science doesn't care what people want.

Piltdown911:
Science denier.
"What’s noteworthy about this is that the removal of homosexuality from
the list of mental illnesses was not triggered by some scientific breakthrough. There was no new fact or set of facts that stimulated this major change. Rather, it was the simple reality that gay people started to kick up a fuss." - Behaviorism and Mental Health

Jennifer Joyce:
Science denier?
This is from dictionary dot com.
selenography: the branch of astronomy that deals with the charting of the moon's surface.
See? No mention of green cheese. That's you, that's not science.
And your quote isn't from Behaviorism and Mental Health, it by a bigot named Phil Hickey who wrote a long-debunked tommyrot called "Homosexuality: The Mental Illness That Went Away".
From the National Library of Medicine: "In 1973, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) removed the diagnosis of “homosexuality” from the second edition of its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM). This resulted after comparing competing theories, those that pathologized homosexuality and those that viewed it as normal. In an effort to explain how that decision came about, this paper reviews some historical scientific theories and arguments that first led to the placement of homosexuality in DSM-I and DSM-II as well as alternative theories that eventually led to its removal from DSM III and subsequent editions of the manual."
Obviously "this paper" is too long to reproduce here, but since you've shown how good you are at manipulating data, you should have no trouble with a simple google search. Simply look for "Out of DSM: Depathologizing Homosexuality".

Piltdown911:
How good I am at manipulating data?
Answer this, why is there always a male and female role in gay relationships? Don't insult yourself by denying there is, I've seen it repeatedly.
Homosexuality is a deviance no different that pedophilia.

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