France has demedicalized transsexuality by taking it out of its list of mental disorders.
I don't know if this is just a net or an unadulterated positive for French trans people, considering the French have one of the best universal health care systems in the world, and such a declassification could stop coverage of related medical procedures and help.
The Association of Homosexualities and Socialism, a French LGBT org, is quoted in La Provence as saying (translationed by me):
The Association of Homosexualities and Socialism (HES) also "hailed" this announcement, which they said responds to "a long-standing demand" of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans community in France. For HES, it's "time, right now, to move on from symbolic to concrete actions, in fighting the violence and discrimination trans people face."
Inter-LGBT, another LGBT org, said: