Our Culture Celebrates Transgender Transformations. Why not Self-Amputations? | The Stream

The condition is called body identity integrity disorder (BIID) and it was recently the subject of an article in the New York Post titled, “The Strange Condition That Has People Hacking Off Healthy Limbs.”

According to Susannah Cahalan, BIID was first described in the late 18th century but for the most part has been considered to be some kind of sexually deviant condition in which the person receives sexual gratification by being an amputee. […]

Source: Our Culture Celebrates Transgender Transformations. Why not Self-Amputations? | The Stream

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