The DSM-5 updates its gender/transgender vocabulary in a positive way

  • The term “desired gender” is now “experienced gender.“
  • The term “cross-sex medical procedure” is now “gender-affirming medical procedure.”
  • The term “natal male”/“natal female” is now “individual assigned male/female at birth.”

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Jack Molay

Jack Molay

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Writer and news curator looking at everything transgender, nonbinary and queer.