Mazel Tov

Abby Zimet

Iceland's Prime Minister Johanna
Sigurdardottir, the world's first
openly gay head of government, celebrated her
clearly enlightened country's new law legalizing same-sex marriage by marrying
her longtime partner, writer Jonina
Leosdottir. We're waiting for the sky to fall, but it hasn't yet.

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