First Gay Prime Minister for Iceland
On Sunday, Iceland government announced their first female Prime Minister, Johanna Sigurdardottir, the world's first openly gay leader, the CNN reported.
Iceland has been struggling with the financial crisis such as collapse of its bank and currency. The tumult led former Prime Minister Geir Haarde to resign. Appointed by the country's president, Sigurdardottir will continue her prime ministership until the next election.
Sigurdardottir worked as flight attendant at the Loftleidir Airlines for 9 years. After that, she worked as union leader and formed her own party.
The BBC reports Sigurdardottir married Jonina Ledsdottir in 2002. She also has two kids from her first marriage.