U.S. Psychoanalysts: We’re Sorry We Once Said Homosexuality Was a Mental Illness

U.S. Psychoanalysts: We’re Sorry We Once Said Homosexuality Was a Mental Illness

It took more than 25 years, but the American Psychoanalytic Association has issued an apology for saying in the past that homosexuality was a disorder, an unfounded claim that made life more dangerous for LGBTQ people during that time. The apology, offered by the group’s president Dr. Lee Jaffe at its annual conference last week, was greeted with a standing ovation. It may be the first apology of its kind from any U.S. medical or mental health group.

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