Serbia PM announces first openly gay minister

Participants in the Belgrade Gay Pride parade on September 20, 2015Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic announced a new cabinet line-up on Monday that included the first openly gay ministerial candidate in the conservative Balkan country. Ana Brnabic, 40, is set to be appointed minister for state administration, pending parliamentary approval of the cabinet on Tuesday. “Her personal choices do not interest me, she is welcome in the Serbian government,” Vucic told reporters when asked about Brnabic’s sexuality.

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