Mercedes Allen looks at who's in charge of deciding the fate of Gender Identity Disorder in the DSM-IV.
(American Psychological Association) has announced it's intention to revise the DSMV
(Diagnosis and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders). The expert they've named to chair revisions on sexuality and gender is Kenneth Zucker
. Zucker is the major remaining proponent of Reparative Therapy
for LGBT folks. [more inside]
Labor of Love
: when a married couple wanted to start a family and the wife was unable to conceive or carry because of previous surgeries, her husband, who is transgendered and legally male, stopped taking his testosterone and was inseminated.