Mathew Moore said he was visiting his doctor earlier this year when she returned a diagnosis of “homosexual behavior” on his health chart.
Moore, who is gay, said he noticed the unusual labeling after his visit. The tests also showed a B-12 deficiency as well as high blood pressure and cholesterol. When Moore, 45, returned to the doctor for a follow-up visit, he discovered yet another so-called “chronic condition” on his record: being gay.
"When I look up code 302.0, and it's sexual deviancy or mental illness, and that code has been removed or suggested heavily not to be used since 1973," Moore said in an interview with local affiliate NBC4.
A “302” listing allows medical professionals or even law enforcement to detain an individual and provide an assessment of their mental well-being to ensure they are not a threat to themselves or others. A fullRead More »from California doctor diagnosed man with ‘homosexual behavior’ illness