Entry #13547: Gender-affirming care in Sweden

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RegionSweden
IssueGender-affirming care
StatusLegal, but restricted for minors
Start DateFeb 1, 2022
End Date(none)
DescriptionStarting in February 2022, Sweden began restricting gender affirming care to minors with the Sweden’s National Board of Health and Welfare saying that "the risks outweigh the benefits currently".

Sweden now reserves gender affirming care for minors for "exceptional" circumstances.
Sourceshttps://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20230208-sweden-puts-brakes-on-treatments-for-trans-minors

https://www.euronews.com/health/2023/02/16/as-spain-advances-trans-rights-sweden-backtracks-on-gender-affirming-treatments-for-teens


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Revision History (10)

edited by Notdog1996. Fixing the date as it was overlapping

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Start DateDec 2021Feb 1, 2022

edited by Notdog1996. Fixing status, adding explanation in description and removing city news as a source due to its transphobic bias

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ValueLegalLegal, but restricted for minors
Start DateFeb 2022Dec 2021
DescriptionStarting in February 2022, Sweden began restricting gender affirming care to minors with the Sweden’s National Board of Health and Welfare saying that "the risks outweigh the benefits currently".Starting in February 2022, Sweden began restricting gender affirming care to minors with the Sweden’s National Board of Health and Welfare saying that "the risks outweigh the benefits currently".

Sweden now reserves gender affirming care for minors for "exceptional" circumstances.
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Starting in February 2022, Sweden began restricting gender affirming care to minors with the Sweden’s National Board of Health and Welfare saying that "the risks outweigh the benefits currently". "the risks outweigh the benefits currently". Sweden now reserves gender affirming care for minors for "exceptional" circumstances.
Sourceshttps://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20230208-sweden-puts-brakes-on-treatments-for-trans-minors

https://www.euronews.com/health/2023/02/16/as-spain-advances-trans-rights-sweden-backtracks-on-gender-affirming-treatments-for-teens

https://www.city-journal.org/article/yes-europe-is-restricting-gender-affirming-care
https://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20230208-sweden-puts-brakes-on-treatments-for-trans-minors

https://www.euronews.com/health/2023/02/16/as-spain-advances-trans-rights-sweden-backtracks-on-gender-affirming-treatments-for-teens
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https://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20230208-sweden-puts-brakes-on-treatments-for-trans-minors https://www.euronews.com/health/2023/02/16/as-spain-advances-trans-rights-sweden-backtracks-on-gender-affirming-treatments-for-teens https://www.city-journal.org/article/yes-europe-is-restricting-gender-affirming-care https://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20230208-sweden-puts-brakes-on-treatments-for-trans-minors https://www.euronews.com/health/2023/02/16/as-spain-advances-trans-rights-sweden-backtracks-on-gender-affirming-treatments-for-teens

edited by Notdog1996. Fixing status, adding explanation in description and removing city journal in the sources for its transphobic bias.

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edited by Notdog1996. Fixing status and adding an explanation in description

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edited by Notdog1996. Fixing status. Adding an explanation in description

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edited by Notdog1996. Fixing status. Adding an explanation in description

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edited by qcksws. Reverting to edited verison

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Start Date1997Feb 2022
DescriptionIn 1997, Sweden adopted the ICD-10 classification, which contains codes for diagnosing transsexualism in adulthood and childhood, which authorize the initiation of medical transition.Starting in February 2022, Sweden began restricting gender affirming care to minors with the Sweden’s National Board of Health and Welfare saying that "the risks outweigh the benefits currently".
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In 1997, Sweden adopted the ICD-10 classification, which contains codes for diagnosing transsexualism in adulthood and childhood, which authorize the initiation of medical transition. Starting in February 2022, Sweden began restricting gender affirming care to minors with the Sweden’s National Board of Health and Welfare saying that "the risks outweigh the benefits currently".
Sourceshttps://ourworldindata.org/grapher/icd-code-version-used-to-classify-causes-of-death?time=1997®ion=Europehttps://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20230208-sweden-puts-brakes-on-treatments-for-trans-minors

https://www.euronews.com/health/2023/02/16/as-spain-advances-trans-rights-sweden-backtracks-on-gender-affirming-treatments-for-teens

https://www.city-journal.org/article/yes-europe-is-restricting-gender-affirming-care
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https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/icd-code-version-used-to-classify-causes-of-death?time=1997®ion=Europe https://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20230208-sweden-puts-brakes-on-treatments-for-trans-minors https://www.euronews.com/health/2023/02/16/as-spain-advances-trans-rights-sweden-backtracks-on-gender-affirming-treatments-for-teens https://www.city-journal.org/article/yes-europe-is-restricting-gender-affirming-care

edited by qcksws. Reverting to revision #21737:

Old Value New Value
ValueLegal, but restricted for minorsLegal
Start DateFeb 20221997
DescriptionStarting in February 2022, Sweden began restricting gender affirming care to minors with the Sweden’s National Board of Health and Welfare saying that "the risks outweigh the benefits currently".

In 1997, Sweden adopted the ICD-10 classification, which contains codes for diagnosing transsexualism in adulthood and childhood, which authorize the initiation of medical transition.
Show Difference
Starting in February 2022, Sweden began restricting gender affirming care to minors with the Sweden’s National Board of Health and Welfare saying that "the risks outweigh the benefits currently". In 1997, Sweden adopted the ICD-10 classification, which contains codes for diagnosing transsexualism in adulthood and childhood, which authorize the initiation of medical transition.
Sourceshttps://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20230208-sweden-puts-brakes-on-treatments-for-trans-minors

https://www.euronews.com/health/2023/02/16/as-spain-advances-trans-rights-sweden-backtracks-on-gender-affirming-treatments-for-teens

https://www.city-journal.org/article/yes-europe-is-restricting-gender-affirming-care
https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/icd-code-version-used-to-classify-causes-of-death?time=1997®ion=Europe
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https://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20230208-sweden-puts-brakes-on-treatments-for-trans-minors https://www.euronews.com/health/2023/02/16/as-spain-advances-trans-rights-sweden-backtracks-on-gender-affirming-treatments-for-teens https://www.city-journal.org/article/yes-europe-is-restricting-gender-affirming-care https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/icd-code-version-used-to-classify-causes-of-death?time=1997®ion=Europe

edited by fem_enby_queen_07769. This entry was not fully up-to-date.

Old Value (Original) New Value
ValueLegalLegal, but restricted for minors
Start Date1997Feb 2022
DescriptionIn 1997, Sweden adopted the ICD-10 classification, which contains codes for diagnosing transsexualism in adulthood and childhood, which authorize the initiation of medical transition.Starting in February 2022, Sweden began restricting gender affirming care to minors with the Sweden’s National Board of Health and Welfare saying that "the risks outweigh the benefits currently".

Show Difference
In 1997, Sweden adopted the ICD-10 classification, which contains codes for diagnosing transsexualism in adulthood and childhood, which authorize the initiation of medical transition. Starting in February 2022, Sweden began restricting gender affirming care to minors with the Sweden’s National Board of Health and Welfare saying that "the risks outweigh the benefits currently".
Sourceshttps://ourworldindata.org/grapher/icd-code-version-used-to-classify-causes-of-death?time=1997®ion=Europehttps://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20230208-sweden-puts-brakes-on-treatments-for-trans-minors

https://www.euronews.com/health/2023/02/16/as-spain-advances-trans-rights-sweden-backtracks-on-gender-affirming-treatments-for-teens

https://www.city-journal.org/article/yes-europe-is-restricting-gender-affirming-care
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https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/icd-code-version-used-to-classify-causes-of-death?time=1997®ion=Europe https://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20230208-sweden-puts-brakes-on-treatments-for-trans-minors https://www.euronews.com/health/2023/02/16/as-spain-advances-trans-rights-sweden-backtracks-on-gender-affirming-treatments-for-teens https://www.city-journal.org/article/yes-europe-is-restricting-gender-affirming-care

created by theo_paris

Original entry
StatusLegal
Start Date1997
End Date(none)
DescriptionIn 1997, Sweden adopted the ICD-10 classification, which contains codes for diagnosing transsexualism in adulthood and childhood, which authorize the initiation of medical transition.
Sourceshttps://ourworldindata.org/grapher/icd-code-version-used-to-classify-causes-of-death?time=1997®ion=Europe
Reports (1)
  • Status is not correct "In the past 2 years (starting February 2022) Sweden has began restricting gender affirming care for minors with Sweden’s National Board of Health and Welfare saying that "the risks outweigh the benefits currently". https://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20230208-sweden-puts-brakes-on-treatments-for-trans-minors https://www.euronews.com/health/2023/02/16/as-spain-advances-trans-rights-sweden-backtracks-on-gender-affirming-treatments-for-teens https://www.city-journal.org/article/yes-europe-is-restricting-gender-affirming-care "