Right Answers

Right Answers Arch Sex Behav (2017) 46:2505–2506 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10508-017-0943-3 COMMENTARY ON WI NTER ET AL. ( 2016) Mauro Cabral Grinspan Received: 1 January 2017 / Accepted: 13 January 2017 / Published online: 10 February 2017 Springer Science+Business Media New York 2017 According to Winter, De Cuypere, Green, Kane, and Knudson health carestrictusensu; access to reimbursement associated with (2016), 47.7% of the participants in the WPATH survey health care; access to trained professionals; access to treatment responded‘‘yes’’to the question‘‘Do you think a disease diagnosis grounded on updated psychomedical research; and those health- Gender Incongruence of Childhood (GIC) should be included in related issues included under the‘‘protected status’’argument (i.e., ICD-11?’’ Answers supporting GIC endorsed arguments main- access to sanitation services). Other key human rights usually taining that the diagnosis would provide ‘‘access to care,’’‘‘pro- implied in children’s‘‘protected status’’are the right to legal tected status,’’‘‘facilitate reimbursement,’’and ‘‘facilitate training recognition and the right to education, and the right to be free of and research.’’ Answers against GIC (51.0%) referred to argu- medical abuses, including conversion and other pseudo-repara- ments focused on the pathologizing, stigmatizing, and discrimi- tive therapies. natory effects of the proposed diagnosis, as well as its ‘‘limited Pathologizing gender diversity in childhood cannot be http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Sexual Behavior Springer Journals

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