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Alberta, Canada Shocked To Learn Homosexuality No Longer A Mental Disorder

Jim Burroway

December 22nd, 2010

The American Psychiatric Association determined some thirty-seven years ago that homosexuality was not a mental disorder. Things move much more slowly in Alberta, Canada, where the province’s public health service finally removed homosexuality from its official diagnostic guide.

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Tone
December 22nd, 2010 | LINK

Alberta was dead last among the provinces in updating their marriage act, and more than two years behind Ontario, the first province to amend. And along with British Columbia were the only two provinces to enact eugenics laws, which remained on the books until the 1970′s, something that still shames me as a Canadian.

Reading that on some level Alberta considered my life to be a mental disorder does not surprise me one bit. I wonder how many gay people were subjected to forced sterilization?

chaoticGRRL
December 22nd, 2010 | LINK

Please see: http://www.cbc.ca/canada/calgary/story/2010/12/22/edmonton-homosexuality-mental-disorder.html

Regan DuCasse
December 22nd, 2010 | LINK

Oh well, Alabama just took the ban on mixed race marriage off it’s books. It’s the thought that counts…

Paul in Canada
December 24th, 2010 | LINK

Alberta’s lame excuse that revising the formulary is typical of this red-necked, backwater of a province.

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