11 Facts About Dee Mosbacher


Diane "Dee" Mosbacher was born on 1949 and is an American filmmaker, lesbian feminist activist, and practicing psychiatrist.


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Dee Mosbacher earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from Pitzer College in Claremont, California, a doctorate in social psychology from Union Graduate School, and a medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine.


Dee Mosbacher became a women's health activist in college and began directing documentary films as a student at Baylor College and as a resident at Harvard Medical School.


Dee Mosbacher's films focused on discrimination against lesbian and gay physicians and patients, and she wrote many articles about gay and lesbian patients for the academic and medical community.


In 1992, Dee Mosbacher founded the non-profit production company Woman Vision to counteract the media campaign on LGBT issues conducted by the Republican Party, which was the focus of the 1992 Republican National Convention.


In 1995, Dee Mosbacher co-directed and co-produced Straight From the Heart, a documentary that explored relationships between heterosexual parents and their adult lesbian and gay children.


In 2009, Dee Mosbacher co-directed and co-produced with Fawn Yacker the documentary film Training Rules, an hour-long movie about Rene Portland, a women's basketball coach from Penn State University.


From 1994 to 2002, Dee Mosbacher served on the Pitzer College Board of Trustees.


In 1991, Dee Mosbacher was the first Pitzer College graduate to deliver a commencement address at her alma mater.


Dee Mosbacher is married to Nanette Gartrell, a researcher, psychiatrist, and author.