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September 22, 1934

Homosexualismo creador

JAMA. 1934;103(12):943. doi:10.1001/jama.1934.02750380063035

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The author adopts the biologic and social aspects of homosexuality that for some years have been current in German and other publications; he has been greatly influenced by the "Psychopathia Sexualis" of Krafft-Ebbing, Havelock Ellis's "Sexual Inversion," and "Los Estados Intersexuales en la Especia Humana" by Gregario Marañon. He classifies the human race into two types, the so-called normal venereal men and women, with subspecies of urnings (male and female), and the types between these and the venereal class. The condition of homosexuality apparently is considered by the author as beginning in the uterus as a variant of the germ plasm. The author seemingly prefers to consider the pure urning rather as afeminine in feeling and emotions than as a sex aberration or as a sex inversion. It is a distinct biologic state.

The disdain of medieval and modern society for homosexual individuals has been responsible for their shunning sexual

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