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Victory for Trans People as WHO Finally Removes Mental Illness Diagnosis Joint Statement by Gender DynamiX and Iranti

 

22 June 2018, South Africa
A long and arduous struggle by trans activists and their allies has succeeded in finally ending the classification of trans identities as a mental illness in the world’s most widely used diagnostic manual, the International Classification of Diseases (ICD). This will facilitate the removal of one of the major barriers to healthcare access for trans and gender diverse people, and it represents an important advance in affirming trans identities and experiences as healthy expressions of human diversity. Read more…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

 
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