Via Reform GID Now:
Protesters call for Reform of Gender Disorders at American Psychiatric Association Convention
What: San Francisco, California. A coalition of transgender community advocates and mental health providers will gather in San Francisco May 18 to protest how the American Psychiatric Association (APA) is handling revisions to “gender identity disorder” and related diagnoses in their fifth edition of the ‘Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders’ (DSM-V).
Where: At the corner of 4th Street and Howard Street –Outside the Moscone Center
When: Protest starts at 6:00pm, Monday May 18th
Who: Community leaders scheduled to speak include Julia Serano, PhD; Madeline Deutsch, MD; Masen Davis, MSW; Kelley Winters, PhD; Danielle Askini, MSW; Mara Keisling; Andrea James, MA; Lore Dickey, PhD; Michele Angello, PhD; and Rebecca Allison, MD.
Cross-posted at Questioning Transphobia