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On this day in 1973, the APA declared that homosexuality is not a mental illness

The decision marked a major step forward for the LGBTQ rights movement.

6 Actual Facts Show Why Mental Health Is an Issue in the Black Community

Mental health is for everybody.
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19 States Still Allow Spanking in Schools and the Statistics Are Shocking

Disabled and minority students in rural areas suffer the worst, but there's one bill that could change it all.

20 Moments in LGBT History That You May Have Missed

2013 has been a big year for gay rights, building on a decades long battle. Here are the lesser-known milestones in the fight for equality in America.
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Caffeine Withdrawal: DSM-5 Declares It a Mental Disorder

While caffeine withdrawal is very real, this is the latest definitive proof that the DSM is losing credibility in mental health circles.
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Transgender Rights: Why They Matter to Everyone

In 2012, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruled that employers who discriminate against an employee on the basis of their gender identity are in violation of the Civil Rights Act.
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Doctor Who Invented Claim That Gay People Can Be Cured Now Admits He Was Totally Wrong

Dr. Robert Spitzer, who presented the only research suggesting homosexuals could change their sexual orientation, is working hard to retract his findings.