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- Resolution 2048 of the Council of Europe
28 April 2007
I do not use 'gender dysphoria syndrome' or 'gender dysphoria' as it is commonly abbreviated, because its users normally assume that transsexuality is a pathology. To use 'gender dysphoria' and not to mean a pathological state is to ask to be misunderstood.
'Dysphoria' as a general concept is psycho-babble that cries out for us to take the piss. A few sentences above I referred to 'terminological dysphoria'. Equally any circumstances leading to any kind of change could be referred to as a dysphoria. People change jobs because they have occupational dysphoria, they move to live elsewhere because they have geographical dysphoria, they channel surf because of signal dysphoria, and so on. The fact that only 'gender dysphoria' is regarded as a pathology is a political fact.
01 April 2007
It was also of interest in having two transsexual persons in the crew.
The musical director was Wally Stott, who in the mid 1970s would become Angela Morley.
The puppets for the Telegoons were designed by Eric Rutherford who became Erica about the same time.