Laura Ingraham: "The Hollywood deal" is why "transgenderism" is no longer "called a mental condition"
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From the January 17 edition of PodcastOne's The Laura Ingraham Show Podcast:
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MICHELLE MALKIN: You know, interestingly, and I don't know if this is coincidental, but the American Psychological Association, just this week as the Gillette brouhaha was erupting, released guidelines to therapists and again, hammering this idea of toxic masculinity home, and advising therapists that socialization into traditional masculine virtues, such as stoicism, might have a negative impact on men's mental health.
LAURA INGRAHAM (HOST): What?
MALKIN: Yes. Yes, so --
INGRAHAM: I mean they -- they change like the wind too, right?
MALKIN: They do.
INGRAHAM: Just five or six years ago, you know, a lot of these psychiatric associations and so forth had a different view of transgenderism. Remember, it -- wasn't it a diagnostic manual?
MALKIN: Right, it was in the DSM, correct.
INGRAHAM: Yeah, and it was called a mental condition of some type, right? Some type of gender dysphoria, and then just a few years later, no, we're not saying that anymore. I mean, so, it's -- again, it's the Hollywood -- it's the Hollywood deal.