Being Transgender: is it a mental disorder?

The Supreme Court of India, in the NALSA Judgment had held that “Self-determination of gender is an integral part of personal autonomy and self-expression and falls within the realm of personal liberty guaranteed under Article 21 of the Constitution of India” and therefore, “Self-identified gender can be either male or female or a third gender.” They did not consider it as a mental disorder. Adv. Shivangi Prasad – Corporate Lawyer, External Member & Trainer, Head – Legal & Compliance, Partner POSH at Work writes a piece on ‘Being a Trnsgender: Is It a Mental Disorder?’. Check it out here-

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