DOC 2 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Matthew Shepard, Bowers V. Hardwick, American Psychiatric Association

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Previous D’Emilio Context
1920s
Turning point where sexual expression is acceptable beyond the confines
of marriage
Sexual liberalism as an “overlapping set of beliefs that detached
sexual activity from the instrumental goal of procreation, affirmed
hetersosexual pleasure as a value in itself…”
1930s
Sexual liberalism slows down
Birth control issues became less about the freedom for women
and more about a method of regulating the poor
Great Depression
1940s/50s
Post WWII and Cold War
Emphasis on the nuclear family
Rise of suburbanization
Birth rates soar
Because of the economic boom brought by the war
Purity valued over sexual liberalism
Contraceptive use growing
D’Emilio Context continued
1952
American Psychiatric Association categorized homosexuality as a
psychiatric disorder
STRUCTURE
1969
Stonewall uprising in NY
Amidst other transgender uprisings in LA and San Francisco
COUNTER HEGEMONY
1970
First gay pride parades, held on the anniversary of Stonewall
New York, San Francisco, LA, and Chicago
Public statement about identity and representation
1973
American Psychiatric Association removed homosexuality from list
disorders
STRUCTURE
Twenty years after it was listed as a disorder
1978
Harvey Milk first openly gay man elected to office in a major U.S. city
(San Francisco)
Advocated for gay rights
Assassinated later that year
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Turning point where sexual expression is acceptable beyond the confines of marriage. Sexual liberalism as an overlapping set of beliefs that detached sexual activity from the instrumental goal of procreation, affirmed hetersosexual pleasure as a value in itself . Birth control issues became less about the freedom for women and more about a method of regulating the poor. Because of the economic boom brought by the war. American psychiatric association categorized homosexuality as a psychiatric disorder. Harvey milk first openly gay man elected to office in a major u. s. city (san francisco) Amidst other transgender uprisings in la and san francisco. First gay pride parades, held on the anniversary of stonewall. New york, san francisco, la, and chicago. American psychiatric association removed homosexuality from list disorders. Twenty years after it was listed as a disorder. Neoliberalism era which also contains the same contradiction.

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