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0w0 wrote

"It was just the accepted medical science at the time", liberals and other reactionaries accepted that because in both 1923 and 1925, Dr. Grigorii Batkis, director of the Institute for Social Hygiene in Moscow stated that homosexuality was normal and should be legally and socially respected.


Cheeks wrote

Exactly! You got to love the blatant fallacies that ignore the scientific and academic landscape of the time, i.e. The Frankfurt school, in lieu of the culture of fear that tankie and fascist governments were creating then.