World Health Organization News and Stories

Being Trans Is (Finally) No Longer Classified as a Mental Disorder by the WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) just announced Monday that they will no longer be classifying gender incongruence as a mental disorder

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Denmark Declares That Being Trans Is Not a Mental Disorder

Denmark has officially declared that transgender identity is not a mental disorder, but the World Health Organization disagrees.

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World AIDS Day: A Look at Its Origin and Its Future Under Trump

On Dec. 1, the entire world bows its head in remembrance of those we’ve lost while raising its voice in determination to beat the epidemic, but how did it start?

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Ukraine Slowly Makes Progress on Trans Rights

In Ukraine, trans people have to be sterilized before applying to change their gender legally — but that may be beginning to change!

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Back To The Future: Today’s PrEP Images Aren’t As Sexy Or Powerful As Old-School AIDS/HIV Protest Art

Today’s PrEP ads are self-glamorizing or slut shaming, while old-school AIDS/HIV activist images advocated safe (but hot) sex. Here’s prevention done right…

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Your Cell Phone Is Killing You

…but only as much as lead, engine exhaust, and chloroform. So there’s that. The World Health Organization has made official what your grandmother has been warning you about for a decade. Masturbation will make you go blind. Cell phones are linked to cancer. Prior to the announcement today, the organization had[…]

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