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Treating homosexuality as a sickness:Transvestites might be the new outcasts

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: (Published 15 April 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:955
  1. Chris J Lovitt, public health specialist trainee (
  1. South West Kent Primary Care Trust, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 3PG

    EDITOR—Smith et al's article on patients' experiences of treatments for homosexuality since the 1950s should be seen as part of a reconciliation process between society and medicine and lesbian, gay, and bisexual people.1 The charity Mind has produced an outstanding resource, Lesbians, Gay Men and …

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