Laws against misgendering individuals is a dangerous precedent. In New York City, a $250,000 fine can be levied against businesses for refusing to accommodate whatever demands are made, with vague and subjective language substantiating it.
Against the cis-normative spectrum model, George Gillett commented that ”...belief in a gendered spectrum still upholds the idea of one-dimensional variation between two extremes of maximal “masculinity” and “femininity”. Most perversely, creating an array of gender identities to pick from doesn’t eliminate the apparent need for society to establish pre-determined moulds for people to draw their identity from.”
Removing gender dysphoria from the DSM is a slippery slope. Where does it stop? What other mental conditions should be stricken from the manual?