1947, Jane MacKinnon – The Homosexual Woman

Jane MacKinnon, 1947. “The Homosexual Woman”. The American journal of psychiatry, 1947, n.5 ( May), pp. 661-664.


“Representing as it does an entirely different way of thinking and living, it is odd how easy it is to conceal homosexual tendencies. This holds particularly true where women are concerned because a masculine woman attracts less attention than an effeminate man. In many cases, she is respected and admired for her manly qualities. As a woman who is at the same time a homosexual and a member in good standing in her community and profession, I can vouch for the truth of this” […]