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Calls to Remove Transsexualism from WHO Disorders List

In the lead up to Transgender Day of Remembrance (November 20), thousands have signed a petition to have transsexualism removed from the World Health Organisation's (WHO's) mental disorders list.\n

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25th November 2012 03:23

Alessia Valenza

The petition, launched by Gold Coast transsexual Michelle Diamond, comes while WHO is currently reviewing its “International Classification of Diseases” for its 11th edition.

The Australian campaign has received over 6,000 signatures and joins more than 64,000 signatures included in the international campaign to no longer have transsexualism listed as a mental disorder.

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