Event: Seminar on the new WPATH standards of care

London 27 January 2012

Course Fee: £30

Pink Therapy in association with GIRES present the 7th edition of the Standards Of Care (SOC) for the Health of Transsexual, Transgender and Gender Nonconforming people as developed by the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH). The seminar will be delivered by Bernard Reed OBE and Terry Reed OBE, who are both members of WPATH. GIRES has presented its award for 2011 to the 34 members of the WPATH committee that developed the standards.

For more information, go to the Pink Therapy site.

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    gina wilson said,

    The new standards of care refer to intersex as disorders. In doing thY they ate completly hypocritical given what they have to day about disordering and pathologising. Of trans. The UK psychological association is right and this soc is wrong.
    As usual when trans people address intersex issues without intersex engagement trans do well and intersex do badly. This soc is a disgrace and an insult to intersex

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      janefae said,

      I’m not going to advocate or apologise for a third party event. The basis on which i usually put up notifications is on the basis of who they come from: if i know the organisation and broadly trust them, i’ll cut and paste; if i don’t, i’ll find out more. As i will do now in respect of this event.

      GIRES are a respected UK-based organisation working on trans issues: i am not sure they have a view on intersex. For all i know, with proper priming, they might take on board some of what you have to say on the topic…so i’m leaving this here as an invite to debate and forwarding your comment to GIRES for response.

      jane
      xx


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