In February 2010, France became the first country in the world to remove transsexuality from its official list of mental disorders.
See below some pieces on this issue.
>> In France, Transsexuals Celebrate a Small Victory (Time)
>> Removal of Mental Illness Diagnosis for Transsexuals in France Called “Symbolic Victory”, by Jodi Jacobson
>> France strikes transexualism from list of mental illnesses (Mind Hacks blog)
>> France: Country Removes Transexuals from List of Mental Disorders (Gay Marriage Watch)