WHO removes Gender Dysphoria from Mental Health Disorders

World Health Organisation (WHO) recently released guidelines recommending that in the new ICD-11 the diagnosis gender identity disorders will be reframed as gender incongruence. It will also be moved from the chapter on mental disorders into a chapter on sexual health. It sends the positive message that trans identities are part of human diversity. Read more about how the changes in this classification could affect trans or gender diverse people here.