Friday, June 12, 2009

Transsexuals versus the American Psychiatric Association

A Lesson for American Psychiatrists!

Hear Kelley Winters Ph. D. speak at the American Psychiatric Association DSM Protest. Her identity is not disordered! And here is what Madeline Deutsch MD told the APA. Her identity isn't disordered either!

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is published by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and provides diagnostic criteria for mental disorders. It is consulted not only in the United States but around the world in varying degrees by clinicians, researchers, psychiatric drug regulation agencies, health insurance companies, pharmaceutical companies and policy makers.

It is gratifying to see that Dr. Ecker is among those trying to get psychiatrists to "face the facts" about sexual identity.
Read about the presentation by Dr. Sidney W. Ecker, MD, FACS to the American Psychiatric Association on May 18, 2009 in A. E. Brain's blog.
Dr. Ecker's "Brain Gender Identity" list of scientific references
Dr. Ecker's PowerPoint slides on "Brain Gender Identity"

Read the letter I wrote to the American Psychiatric Association regarding the designation of transsexuality and gender variance as disorders!

Down with "Zucker, the _ucker"!
Professor Lynn Conway has filed a formal complaint against Dr. Ken Zucker. Sure, Zucker tries to scare and shut up his critics. Even he must know that his theories are goofy and the science on sexuality is against him. Dr. Zucker does harm! Here is the background explaining why the world would be a better place without him.