11/15/2013

Xavier Bettel was named prime minister-designate of Luxembourg this week. He is set to become the second out prime minister serving in Europe after he forms a coalition government. Icelandic Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir, whose term ended earlier this year, was the world's first openly gay prime minister. Bettel, the 40-year-old mayor of Luxembourg City, is expected to assume the position in the next few weeks, making Luxembourg the first country with an openly gay prime minister and deputy prime minister.

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