Trans perspectives on the current ICD revision process: Advancements, challenges, proposals and strategies

Amets Suess Schwend

Andalusian School of Public Health; STP, International Campaign Stop Trans Pathologization

Amets Suess Schwend, PhD Social Anthropology, MA Art Therapy and BA Sociology, University of Granada, Spain. Professional activity as researcher at the Andalusian School of Public Health, Area of International Health, Granada, Spain. Thematic lines: trans depathologization; sexual, gender and bodily diversity; human rights perspectives; economic crisis and health; research epistemology, methodology and ethics. Member of the coordination team of STP, International Campaign Stop Trans Pathologization, member of the International Expert Group of GATE, Global Action for Trans Equality, as well as member of TGEU, Transgender Europe, WPATH, World Professional Association for Transgender Health and EPATH, European Professional Association for Transgender Health.

Background

Over the last few years, the international activism for trans depathologisation has focused on the revision process of the ICD, International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, edited by the... [ view full abstract ]

Aim(s)

The workshop aims at: • Reviewing the current state of the ICD revision process and the proposed trans-related categories in the ICD-11 Beta Draft. • Identifying advancements and challenges in the proposed trans-related... [ view full abstract ]

Methods

• Introduction on the current stage of the ICD revision and proposed trans-related categories in the ICD-11 Beta Draft. • Discussion in subgroups on the proposed trans-related categories, identifying advancements,... [ view full abstract ]

Main Outcome Measures

The following main outcome measures can be identified: • Knowledge of the current stage of the ICD revision process and proposed trans-related categories in the ICD-11 Beta Draft. • Advancements and challenges regarding... [ view full abstract ]

Results

The following results are expected: • Knowledge of the current stage of the ICD revision process and proposed trans-related categories in the ICD-11 Beta Draft. • Advancements and challenges regarding trans-related... [ view full abstract ]

Conclusion

The current ICD revision is still in process, opening up the opportunity for contributing proposals related to trans-related diagnostic categories and lobbying for the achieved advancements on a regional and international... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Adam Smiley (Health Officer, Transgender Europe, TGEU, Berlin)
  2. Amets Suess Schwend (Andalusian School of Public Health; STP, International Campaign Stop Trans Pathologization)

Topic Area

Topics: Update on current changes in ICD-11

Session

MW-2C » Trans Perspectives on the Current ICD Revision Process (16:00 - Friday, 7th April, Atlantic 3)

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