Homosexuality and Gender Identity Disorders are not the same

stabroeknews.com – By Stabroek staff

Dear Editor,

I refer to Abu Bakr’s letter in SN, dated April 7, captioned ‘The term “intersex” has replaced the old hermaphroditism.’ The letter shows a complete lack of knowledge of gender variance. While intersexuality physically presents itself there are other medical diagnoses that are not mentioned in the letter. To keep it short and to the point I will mention two of them listed in the International Classification of Diseases-10 (ICD-10) or the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Fourth Edition (DSM-IV))…