Peru Officially Classifies 'Transgender' and 'Non-Binary' People as 'Mentally Ill'

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The government of Peru has officially classified transgender and nonbinary people as “mentally ill.” The decision was made to ensure the country’s public health services could “guarantee full coverage of medical attention for mental health” for the trans community, the Peruvian health ministry explained, according to the Telegraph. The decree will supposedly alter the language…

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