Queer Diagnoses: Parallels and Contrasts in the History of Homosexuality, Gender Variance, and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual

@article{Drescher2010QueerDP,
  title={Queer Diagnoses: Parallels and Contrasts in the History of Homosexuality, Gender Variance, and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual},
  author={Jack Drescher},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  year={2010},
  volume={39},
  pages={427-460}
}
  • J. Drescher
  • Published 1 April 2010
  • Psychology
  • Archives of Sexual Behavior
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is in the process of revising its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM), with the DSM-V having an anticipated publication date of 2012. As part of that ongoing process, in May 2008, APA announced its appointment of the Work Group on Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders (WGSGID). The announcement generated a flurry of concerned and anxious responses in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community, mostly focused on the status of the… 

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Chapter 2 – Gender Diagnoses

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