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Friday, June 4 • 12:00pm - 11:30pm
"CURED" Documentary Film Screening

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Homosexuals were deviants and homosexuality was a mental illness to be “cured” until LGBTQ+ activists fought the Establishment—and won
Watch the trailer here.

These were among the terms psychiatrists used to describe lesbians and gay men in the 1950s, 1960s, and early 1970s. According to the medical establishment, every gay person – no matter how well-adjusted – suffered from a mental disorder. And as long as lesbians and gay men were “sick,” progress toward equality was impossible.

CURED chronicles the battle waged by activists who declared war against a formidable institution—and won a crucial victory in the modern movement for LGBTQ equality. The documentary takes viewers inside the David-versus-Goliath struggle that led the American Psychiatric Association (APA) to remove homosexuality from its diagnostic manual of mental illnesses in 1973. The film illuminates the strategy and tactics that led to this pivotal yet largely unknown moment in history.

Watch this award-winning film FREE on June 4!

Register to stream the film free at: http://qcpri.de/21-cured-film
On the day before viewing, you will receive a reminder email with a link to the film. You can then view it at a time of your choice on that day.

Content Warning: This film includes scenes depicting reenactments of conversion therapy and violence. Viewers should be mindful and consider skipping scenes and using their discretion on whether to watch all or part of this film.

Queer Seniors of Saskatchewan (QSOS) is a volunteer, non-profit group of 2SLGBTQ+ seniors (50 years and older) working to create better lives for queer seniors through advocacy and education. Interested in joining the group? Contact queerseniors@gmail.com

Friday June 4, 2021 12:00pm - 11:30pm CST