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2008 report of the Task Force on Gender Identity and Gender Variance

In February 2005, the APA Council of Representatives authorized the appointment of a Task
Force on Gender Identity and Gender Variance. The Task Force was changed with: (a) reviewing
extant APA policies regarding these issues and affected populations and recommending any
indicated changes, (b) developing recommendations for education, training, and further research
into these topics, (c) proposing how APA can best meet the needs of psychologists and students
who identify as transgender or gender variant, and (d) recommending appropriate collaboration
with other professional organizations concerning these issues.

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