World Health Day 2015

The United Nations have labelled April 7 World Health Day. A day to pay explicit attention to health issues. Since our focus is trans* and inter*, or differently (and more universally) put: gender identity, gender expression and sex characteristics, this is what we will look into. Luxury For transgender persons, or trans* people, or gender …

Trans*, health and human rights

Trans people are seriously disadvantaged by┬ánot having accessible trans specific health care. As by not being able to access regular health care because of transphobia and discrimination. Vreerwerk keeps writing and talking about trans health and trans* people’s access to health care. Be it general health care or trans specific. With much discrimination – whether …

Gender dysphoria

When someone is diagnosed with gender dysphoria you are already ‘too late’. Damage is already done then, the person developed “gender stress”. Now the job is relieve the stress without imposing roles or assuming identities. This is the more true where it concerns minors. Gender teams have a morbid focus on an imposed psychiatric disorder. …

Health care policy

Globally speaking some three issues are of great important for trans people to have the possibility for a better life, in accordane to their human rights. These are: Legal gender recognition Availability of health care Legal protection against hate crimes and discrimination At the 2010 Congenid conference in Barcelona I co-authored the health standards paragraph …