World Health Organization Removes Gender Nonconformity From List Of Mental Disorders

“In a historic milestone, the World Health Organization is no longer classifying gender nonconformity as a ‘mental disorder.’ 

A Human Rights Watch representative hailed the United Nations health agency’s change, saying it will have a ‘liberating effect on transgender people worldwide.’

It’s a breakthrough for transgender adolescents and adults around the world, who may soon be able to still seek medical care, but without being categorized as ‘mentally disordered’…” – via Huffington Post