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Iceland PM Ties the Knot With Long-time Partner Following Legalisation of Gay Marriage

by Savitha C Muppala on June 28, 2010 at 8:52 PM

 Iceland PM Ties the Knot With Long-time Partner Following Legalisation of Gay  Marriage
Iceland Prime Minister, marries her long-time partner following the legalisation of homosexual marriages.

According to a RUV broadcaster, the 68-year-old PM officially married Jonina Leosdottir, a writer, after the couple submitted a demand for their civil union to be converted into matrimony.
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The parliament of Iceland collectively adopted legislation permitting same sex marriage, in a law that came into force on Sunday.igurdardottir, born in 1942,took the office in February 2009, reports the Telegraph.

She has lived with Ledsdottir, who is in her fifties, for many years and the couple entered a civil union in 2002.

She is the world's first openly gay head of government.

Source: ANI
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