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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

Thursday, May 9, 1974

Page Ter. THE MICHIGAN DAILY Thursday, May 9, 1974

Gays confront psychiatrists

Ypsi crisis center
seeking volunteers

(ostured from 'atwe3)
their convention in Cobo Hall.
Nearly 200 gays - both men
and women-traveled to Detroit
Tuesday. Local lesbians de-
manded that thes have two rep-
resentatives in the panel dis-
cossion to present gay feminist
,iues.
"We wanted to make it clear
to the psychiatrist that we are
not overly grateful that thet
took us off their sick lis" com-
mented local feminist Rachel

Kamel. "Their past crimes re-
garding their treatment of gays
were so enormous that this re-
classification is not a sufficient
reparation."
Shortly after the panel discus-
sion began, Kamel and a radical
lesbian from Philadelphia read
a speech that lashed out at the
"atrolities" committed in rhe
name of psychiatric therapy.
"YOU SAY your work is heal'
ing and helping, but look at
shot you have done to women

and to lesbians," Kamel told
'the group of approximately 100
psychiatrists. "On your author-
ity, women are incarcerated in
mental hospitals and are lobo-
tomized. On your advice, wo-
men take dangerous drugs which
destroy the mind and the spirit."
After the speek, a small group
Of radical lesbians demanded
that the men leave the stage
so they could discuss problems
unique to women.
At this point, most of the psy-
chiatrists left the room.
"The lesbian message went in
one ear and . out the other,"
commented Kamel.
MEMBERS OF the APA were
not available for comment.
Although most of the local
gays felt the confrontation w ith
the APA had been unproductive,
they termed the remainder of
their sprint csnference "highly
successful."

By ANDREA LILLY
SOS, a community crisis cen-
ter, is looking for volunteers to
participate in a two week train-
ing program this summer.
The center, located on 114 N.
River in Ypsilanti, offers coun-
seling in all areas, from preg-
nancy and human sexuality, to
suicide prevention and d r u g
help.
TIlE CENTER has a 24-hour
hotline, walk-in counseling and
a 24-hour "on call team," a
group that goes out and deals
with problems that cannot be
handled either in the center or
on the phone.
SOS is also a referral center
for problems its 5t f is not
eqoupped to handle.

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