The mere fact that it was endorsed by politicians should have been a warning… when have they every acted in the best interest of the populace. This is a prime example of those with the social, economic, political power and position changing society to suit themselves…..
In 1973, the weight of empirical data, coupled with changing social norms and the development of a politically active gay community in the United States, led the Board of Directors of the American PsychiatricAssociation to remove homosexuality from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).

Homosexuality and Mental Health – Psychology