Reblogged: Proposed DSM-5 Criteria

Originally posted on GID Reform Weblog by Kelley Winters:
Kelley Winters, Ph.D. GID Reform Advocates The American Psychiatric Association announced a third and final period of public comment on proposed diagnostic criteria for the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), ending June 15.  Criteria for the draft diagnostic categories of Gender Dysphoria in Children and Gender Dysphoria in Adolescents or… Continue reading Reblogged: Proposed DSM-5 Criteria

In the News: Degrassi

You can read the whole article on the GLAAD Blog: Peabody Awards Honor Groundbreaking Degrassi Episodes. Hinging on the article though, I’ll take it as an opportunity to tell you about a groundbreaking occurrence in TV history. If you’re like me, you own a TV only to stream Netflix from it, and don’t actually watch anything on Cable, or live in another continent, you might … Continue reading In the News: Degrassi

SEPTA’s Gender Discrimination posted an article yesterday informing of SEPTA’s decision to continue their use of gender markers on monthly transpasses for the next three years. Check out the full article for a bit of background on the issue and more information, and be sure to sign the petition. SEPTA Who? For those of you who don’t know, SEPTA is the SouthEastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority – ie, … Continue reading SEPTA’s Gender Discrimination

International Women’s Day

Today (March 8th) was International Women’s Day. In efforts to stay on track and on schedule, here’s the related news clipping from GLAAD Blog where “the Transgender Law Center shares a story about Dawn, a transgender women, and her struggles of working in a male-dominated field.” Why should we take a day to celebrate half the population? Why should we take an entire day to … Continue reading International Women’s Day

In the News: “The Road To Transgender Equality is Long. Help Shorten It”

Today’s post on, titled “The Road To Transgender Equality is Long. Help Shorten It” explains how transgender people are still facing more discrimination than even gays. there’s new evidence that the “T” has seen the least progress of the other three letters of that oft-used acronym While I am privileged enough to have never faced harsh discrimination for being trans, gay, or queer, I … Continue reading In the News: “The Road To Transgender Equality is Long. Help Shorten It”