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Protest the APA and Gender Identity Disorder!
Date Monday May 18
Time 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location Details
At the corner of 4th and Howard Street in front of the Moscone Center.
Event Type Protest
Organizer/AuthorDanielle Askini
Emaildanielle [at] gidreformnow.com
Address1550 Bryant Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Protesters call for Reform of Gender Disorders at American Psychiatric Association Convention

What: 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).

When: Monday May 18th Protest starts at 6:00pm,

Where: At the corner of 4th and Howard Street, San Francisco –Outside the Moscone Center

Who: A coalition of medical and therapeutic professionals, gender-variant, transgender people, community members, and allies working under the name GIDreformNOW who have grave concerns about the current diagnostic classification and lack of disclosure by the Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders Work Group about plans for the DSM-V.

Key leaders and advocates for Transgender civil rights will be present to speak, they 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.

All are welcome to attend!
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