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Question: My problem is different from the ones most people have. I am a boy, but I feel about boys the way I ought to feel about girls. I don’t want my parents to know about me. What can I do? Is there any place where I can go for help?
Answer: Your problem is not at all an uncommon one. However, it does require careful attention. The type of feeling that you have toward boys is probably not an innate tendency, but something that has been culturally acquired. Your reasons for adopting this habit have now been consciously suppressed or unconsciously repressed. Therefore, it is necessary to deal with this problem by getting back to some of the experiences and circumstances that led to the habit. In order to do this I would suggest that you see a good psychiatrist who can assist you in bringing to the forefront of conscience all of those experiences and circumstances that led to the habit. You are already on the right road toward a solution, since you honestly recognize the problem and have a desire to solve it.
As far as I know, there's no other statements from MLK himself that can explain further his view on the matter. His surviving Family have different views on the issue but none of them can speak for Dr. King.
So how about it? Dr. King felt that homosexuality was a problem that needed psychiatric help and furthermore reaffirmed the boy's statement that "He has a problem that stems from feeling about boys the way he ought to feel about girls". LGBT rights are Civil Rights according to the A.C.L.U. so do we tear Dr. King's statues down because he was a hypocrite that only selectively supported Civil Rights?