Transgender people are not mentally ill, the WHO decrees – Alltransinfo

Transgender people are not mentally ill, the WHO decrees

The term the World Health Organization uses to describe transgender people — “gender incongruence” — is being moved to the panel’s sexual health chapter from its mental disorders chapter, the WHO’s legislative body has voted.The new classification is expected to improve social acceptance among transgender people while still making important health resources available, the United Nations health agency said last year in announcing the intended change.

Read More: https://www.cnn.com/2019/05/28/health/who-transgender-reclassified-not-mental-disorder/index.html

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