Let’s Cheer Our Own! A World First – Two Openly Gay Men Will Lead A Country. For the first time in history, a country will have an openly gay man as both its prime minister and its vice prime minister.Xavier Bettel was sworn in yesterday as Luxembourg’s prime minister, making the former talk show host Europe’s first openly gay prime minister. (Bettel is Europe’s third openly gay head of state, Iceland has had a gay premier in the past, Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir, and Belgium’s current premier, Elio Di Rupo, is gay.)
Kevin Rudd – if we believed every word of the Bible, we might as well have‘fought for the confederacy in the US civil war.’ Australia’s PM Kevin Rudd gives ‘answer of the century’ on gay marriage. As the run up to the election heats up, the Christian leader of the Labour party tells a pastor exactly why he believes in equality.