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Trans identity no longer a ‘disorder’ in influential psychiatric diagnosis manual

TweetHumiliating. Dishonest. Stigmatizing. These are just some of the words I’ve heard used to describe the practice of forcing trans people to receive a diagnosis of “gender identity disorder” before they can gain access to certain trans-related medical care, procedures, and treatments, or even before they can legally transition. That’s why I’m optimistic about the [...]
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Feminist Wins in 2010

Tweet While it did see its fair share of doozies, 2010 wasn’t all bad for women. The International Women’s Health Coalition has chronicled its “Top Ten Wins for Women’s Health and Rights” of 2010“, and the list reveals some real progress made in 2010. View the full list after the jump, or download as Word [...]
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