Gay Icons and History: March 2013


Gov. Milton Shapp's Granddaughter

Filed by Mark Segal | March 21, 2013 | 2:00 PM | comments

At a time when no one higher in government than a mayor would meet with gay activists, Gov. Shapp in 1973 became the first governor in the nation to do so. And he proceeded to break ground for LGBT rights during his governorship.Read More

Bravery: A Lesson Learned Later

Filed by Mark Segal | March 19, 2013 | 12:00 PM | comments

Before I stepped before that camera, I was always frightened: To me, being scared meant I was not brave.Read More


Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis, & 'The Homosexual'

Filed by Guest Blogger | March 06, 2013 | 1:00 PM | comments

After a presentation before the US Army's Department of Psychiatry, guest blogger William Meyer met a man, "Rob," in his 80's, who had endured years of very damaging psychoanalytic treatment.Read More