Friday, January 30, 2009

Iceland Selects Lesbian Prime Minister

Iceland’s next leader will be an openly lesbian former flight attendant and union organiser.

Last night the two parties forming Iceland’s new coalition Government backed Johanna Sigurdardottir, 66, a Social Democrat, to take charge until new elections are held, probably in May.

The previous conservative-led Government resigned on Monday in the wake of an economic crisis triggered by the country’s big banks last year.

Find out more in the PinkNews article here and read their profile of the woman here.

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