About GID Reform Advocates and Kelley Winters

GID Reform Advocates are medical professionals, caregivers, scholars, researchers, students, human rights advocates, and members of the transgender, bisexual, lesbian and gay communities and their allies who advocate reform of the psychiatric classification of gender diversity as mental disorder. See the GID Reform Advocates home page at www.gidreform.org.

Kelley Kelley Winters, Ph.D. is a writer on issues of transgender medical policy, founder of GID Reform Advocates and an Advisory Board Member for the Matthew Shepard Foundation and TransYouth Family Advocates. She has presented papers on the psychiatric classification of gender diversity at the annual conventions of the American Psychiatric Association, the American Counseling Association and the Association of Women in Psychology. Her articles have appeared in Psychiatry On-Line, the Journal of Psychology and Human Sexuality, and the books, Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Issues in Sex and Gender, edited by Elizabeth Paul (2001) and Sexual and Gender Diagnoses of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM), A Reevaluation , edited by Dan Karasic and Jack Drescher (2005). Kelley may be reached at kelley@gidreform.org

3 Responses to About GID Reform Advocates and Kelley Winters

  1. Darya says:

    Thank you for speaking out for us! I have a close friend who was one of the “boys” in the UCLA study run by John Money.

  2. Jane says:

    I am most offended by having to read the comment above by ‘fleur black’ – on a blog which deals with GID reform also.

    ‘Autogynism’ is a nonsense theory which should be consigned to the dustbin – it has been used for too long to harm trans people.

  3. Dear Kelley,
    I edit _Polare_, the quarterly magazine of the NSW Gender Centre (Sydney, Australia). I can send you a pdf of the latest issue if you wish to see the quality of our work. I would like permission to reprint (with attribution, of course) your recent papers on the DSM 5 and its definitions of transgender issues in our forthcoming issue (July-Sep). Best regards, Katherine Cummings

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