Transgender No Longer Listed as Disorder by World Health Organization.

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently announced that its updated diagnostic manual would no longer classify “gender incongruence”—perceiving oneself to be of a different sex than what you were born—as a mental disorder. 

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Editorial: Africa and the New Imperial Masters.

Yesterday, we in the United States celebrated our independence from England. You could say that we were born from the imperialistic designs of the English.

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Will Trump’s UN team be bested by EU in this week’s humanitarian resolution debate?

U.S. delegation concerns over abortion in an annual UN humanitarian resolution of the Economic and Social Council prompted negotiations to be reopened this week to prevent the advancement of an…

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Family planning exchange in The Guardian: pragmatism meets magical thinking

Last week, UK newspaper The Guardian published an editoral about family planning policies, raising several interesting points: China is moving toward scrapping all policies imposing family size limits.  China’s strict…

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