Thorazine advert, 1955
New Theory Claims Homosexuality Can Be Cured
by Anthony James
Uncensored Magazine, 1969
Courtesy of ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries
Hormone treatment as conversion therapy for the gay illness
Patient receiving hormone treatment, which can correct chemical imbalance.
Photo: Herbert Gehr. Worchester, MA, US. August 1949.
Uganda’s Red Pepper Sunday Edition
September 9, 2007
Save Me from Anita Bryant & Other Fascist Pigs
Rally against Initiative 13 in Seattle, WA 1978
FBI Memo on One Magazine, January 26, 1956, with handwritten notes by FBI Assistant Director, Clyde Tolson and FBI Director, J. Edgar Hoover:
“I think we should take this crowd on and make them put up or shut up.” – Tolson
“I concur.” – Hoover
Hoover and Tolson
Clyde Tolson joined the FBI in 1928 and rose to become Assistant Director within three years. Tolson and Edgar were lovers and vacationed together every year. Just as Roy Cohn — closeted and self-hating — would help to persecute thousands of gays and lesbians as major players in the Lavender Scare.
Clyde Tolson & J. Edgar Hoover, c. 1939