On May 25, 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) approved a major change to its global manual of diagnoses, which will greatly benefit transgender people around the world. ‘Gender Dysphoria’ (or Gender Incongruence) has replaced ‘Gender Identity Disorder’ in diagnostic terminology, effectively removing gender non-conformity from its classification as mental disorder and reframing it in a special chapter on Sexual Health.

Read the full article by the World Health Watch here.

Dr Elna Rudolph
Written by Dr Elna Rudolph – Clinical Head of My Sexual Health
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