First Openly Gay World Leader

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    Jan 30, 2009 5:14 AM GMT

    Iceland's 66 year old Social affairs Minister,Johanna Sigurdardottir, will form an interim government till May.

    http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/europe/article5610520.ece

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    Jan 30, 2009 2:54 PM GMT
    Extremely cool. icon_smile.gif
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    Jan 30, 2009 2:59 PM GMT
    Funny things is that it´s not really been in the media here in Iceland at all. Everyone has known for ages that she's gay and don´t really care. It´s not an issue.

    Hopefully that mentality will spread around.
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    Jan 30, 2009 3:11 PM GMT
    Haffi saidFunny things is that it´s not really been in the media here in Iceland at all. Everyone has known for ages that she's gay and don´t really care. It´s not an issue.

    Hopefully that mentality will spread around.


    Yeah well we American's take that stuff seriously icon_smile.gif
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    Jan 30, 2009 3:14 PM GMT
    Oh of course. It´s massive in the grand scheme of things. It means it's possible which is fantasic!
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    Jan 30, 2009 3:20 PM GMT
    well of course it's possible icon_biggrin.gif. people, in most places, can do what they want, right?
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    Jan 30, 2009 4:50 PM GMT
    PM of a bankrupt, collapsed country isn't quite what I would call 'World Leader'.
    Just saying. It's all in the details. icon_razz.gif