by Rex Wockner
International News Briefs
Jon Gnarr, mayor of Iceland’s capital, Reykjavik, went to gay pride in drag Aug. 5, British media reported. Gnarr kicked off gay pride week wearing a blond wig, red lipstick and a paisley-print dress.
Iceland’s prime minister, Johanna Sigurardottir, is openly gay and, on June 27, married her longtime partner, Jonina Leosdottir, on the very day the nation’s law legalizing same-sex marriage took effect.
Iceland is one of 12 nations where same-sex couples have access to full marriage.