Saturday, December 28, 2013
The president-elect of the World Psychiatric Association, a group that sets ethical, scientific and treatment standards for psychiatrists worldwide, has come out as a gay man, and called for an end to treating homosexuality as an illness.
Dr. Dinesh Bhugra is a practicing psychiatrist at Kings College in London, and a past president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Hetold Patrick Strudwick of the Guardian, that he has been out to friends and family for some time, (he and his partner have been together thirty years) but he has never revealed his sexuality before professionally. As I write this, even Wikipedia doesn’t know.Read more:
New Head Of The World Psychiatric Association Comes Out As Gay | The New Civil Rights Movement
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