Psychological surveys, research papers,
correspondence, administrative materials, and printed research materials
created by psychologist J. David Latham (1954-1986) in the course of his
research on homosexuality within heterosexual marriages, and on gay recovering
James David Latham was born on January 20, 1954. He studied Psychology
at California State University, Fullerton, and earned his M.A. in Psychology in
April of 1986. The primary focus of his research was homosexuality within
heterosexual marriages, but he also did a major study on gay recovering
alcoholics. He was a member of the Association of Gay Psychologists, the
Speaker's Bureau of the Orange County Gay Community Center, and the Council on
Religion and the Homosexual. In addition to being an activist for gay rights,
he was also active in the women's movement and the anti-war movement. His work
history included positions as a youth director for a church, and as a research
coordinator for the Federal Correctional Institution of Terminal Island,
California. He died at the age of 32, in April of 1986.
9 record boxes + 2 archive
cartons + 1 flat archive box. 10 linear feet.
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