Love is Conspiratorial, Deviant & Magical
Interview by Raj Ayyar GAYTODAY.com
His pioneering book Society and the Healthy Homosexual first published in 1972, sent ripples of shock, disbelief and plain hostility through the community of professional American psychologists. George challenged the conventional notion of homosexuality as a disease and gave gay men and lesbians everywhere a solid theoretical basis for dignity and pride. The Oxford English Dictionary credits George Weinberg with coining the term 'homophobia' which is now a recognized term in the vocabulary of social theory and gay activism alike.
New York Times
October 30, 2002
Gay History Is Still in the Closet
By Richard Goldstein
Henry "Harry" Hay,
a pioneering activist in the gay rights movement some six decades before the word "gay" came to be used interchangeably with "homosexual," has died in San Francisco. He was 90.