Peru Classifies Transgender Individuals as ‘Mentally Ill’ – ZeroHedge 5/16/24


The Peruvian government has officially categorized transgender and intersex people as “mentally ill,” which the health ministry says is the only way that Peru’s public health services could guarantee “guarantee full coverage of medical attention for mental health,” The Telegraph reports.

Conditions now recognized as mental health disorders include transsexualism, dual role transvestism, gender identity disorder in childhood, other gender identity disorders, fetish transvestism, and egodystonic sexual orientation.”

The classification aligns closely with the the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), which classifies “gender dysphoria” as a mental disorder….

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