You Never Know Where a Trace Will Lead
Those wanting to control minds during the Cold War came after researchers and scientists. They came for those who challenged the orthodoxies of Social Science, those who insisted that human sexuality had natural variance. Congress defunded research and the President tried to suppress homosexuality by banning individuals from employment. But When Frank Kameny fought his dismissal to the US Supreme Court, he forced those who would control thought to confront the faces of resistance. Frank Kameny and Barbara Gittings helped lead the way. Stonewall and the modern LBGTQ movement followed. Deep in the heart of today’s increasingly successful fight for full civil and human rights for members of the LGBTQ community lie Traces of Mind Control.