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WHO: Revision of ICD-11 (gender incongruence/transgender) – Q&A

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World Health Organization, Published on 18 Jun 2018

Dr Lale Say, Coordinator, Adolescents and at-Risk Populations Team at the World Health Organization discusses changes in the classification of gender incongruence (transgender) in the new ICD-11.

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For more information, visit:  www.who.int/classifications/icd/en/

New standards of care for trans and gender diverse children and adolescents

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The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, 2017 The first Australian Standards of Care and Treatment Guidelines for trans and gender diverse children and adolescents, led Led by the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, have been released. Dr Michelle Telfer, Head of Adolescent Medicine and Gender Services at the RCH, says health professionals, such as GPs, school counsellors and...

First medical study on chest binding recently published

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The first medical study on chest binding transgender and non-binary people was published last year.  The researchers hope that the study will provide an initial roadmap for change, educating physicians on the benefits and impacts of binding and allowing those who bind to take charge of their health. They scoured peer-reviewed literature and information from health clinics, LGBTQ organizations...

Trans services expanded at SHINE SA

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SHINE SA, March 2017 SHINE SA has expanded its services for trans and gender diverse people, with the Trans Wellbeing service. This service provides non-urgent counselling, peer support and case management for people who are trans, gender diverse and gender questioning, their family members, partners and supports. Trans Wellbeing is based at 57 Hyde Street in the city, and offers professional and...

Working with a transgender man who is pregnant

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The Nurse Path blog, February 10., 2017 Some men have vaginas.  It probably wouldn’t happen very often but if you are a health professional who cares for people during pregnancy and birth (ie a Midwife or Doctor), you may come across a transgender man who is pregnant. This can be really challenging for people who may not have come across transgender people or issues. This is a guide to maybe help...

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