People Magazine reports that Gauthier Destenay, the First Gentleman of Luxembourg, joined the female partners of world leaders for dinner at the current conference of NATO leaders in Belgium.
The gathering took place at the Royal Castle in Brussels.
Prime Minister Bettel, 44, and Belgian architect Destenay entered a civil partnership in 2010 and married in 2015 after Luxembourg’s legislators approved gay marriage. Bettel became the first openly gay Prime Minister of Luxembourg in December 2013, after an election campaign in which his sexuality was not a secret nor an issue.
Bettel is the world’s only gay head of government since Iceland’s former Prime Minister Johanna Sigurðardóttir, a lesbian, and Belgium’s Elio Di Rupo finished their mandates in 2013 and 2015 respectively.
This is great. Luxembourg’s First Husband lines up with the First Ladies at a NATO conference.🏳️🌈
Via @Channel4News pic.twitter.com/lZbLeAmS5u
— Greg Hogben (@MyDaughtersArmy) May 26, 2017