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WHO will stop classifying transgender people as mentally ill
Dr KK Aggarwal,  22 June 2018
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CNN: The United Nations health agency said that in its 11th International Classification of Diseases (ICD) catalog that "gender incongruence" -- the organizations term for people whose gender identity is different from the gender they were assigned at birth -- has been moved out of the mental disorders chapter and into the organizations sexual health chapter. The change will be presented at the World Health Assembly, the WHOs legislative body, in 2019 and will go into effect on January 1, 20

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