Volume/Folder: Barbara Gittings and Kay Tobin Lahusen note to John Fryer, 1972

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Record Number: 13838
Collection: John E. Fryer papers [3465]
Box/Case: 38
Folder: 11
Creator: Barbara Gittings, 1932-2007
Address: Dallas, TX
Date of Original: 1972
Original Format: Printed Matter
Image description: A supportive note from Barbara Gittings and Kay Tobin Lahusen to John Fryer before his appareance at the 1972 American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting as Dr. Henry Anonymous. Fryer spoke about being gay and a psychiatrist. This speech is considered an important event in the decision to remove homosexuality from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).