Indigenous Comments on the SOC 6

This report, compiled and edited by GDX’s He-Jin Kim, critiques the Standards for Care for Gender Identity Disorders, Sixth Version from the perspective of indigenous health practitioners in South Africa. Each of the recommendations and observations made in this article, designed at the time to inform the WPATH’s revisions and upcoming seventh edition, were developed at an April 2011 workshop held by GDX on indigenous knowledges and transgender issues. Available to download here:

Indigenous Comments on the SOC 6