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Takes An Uprising: A Memoir in Lesbian Parables Patricia Jackson
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Size: 5.5" x 8.5"
Binding: Perfect Bound
Takes An Uprising: A Memoir in Lesbian Parables, reflects my years from a closeted schoolteacher in the early’60s to today, out and still active at 76. In 1964, a psychiatrist diagnosed me as a paranoid schizophrenic because as a woman, I confessed loving another woman. He then recommended self-commitment to a mental institution. I sat alone in his office and fell into those deeply buried feelings of not being normal. It would be another decade before the American Psychiatric Association (APA) took homosexuality off its list of mental disorders. My journey out of internalized homophobia and into pride and defiance evolved the way people often come into our own, through activism in move ...