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Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir, Iceland´s prime minister is number 21 on Guardian´s top 100 list of most influential LGBT people of the year. On the top 100 list Guardian is ranking influencing LGBT people from the world of entertainment, politics and business. To quote Guardian: Siguroardóttir is the world's first lesbian premier. She has two children from a previous marriage but is now married to her female partner. Her government banned strip clubs and she is quoted as saying: "Nordic countries are leading the way on women's equality, recognising women as equal citizens rather than than commodities for sale."

Jóhanna was appointed as the Iceland’s prime minister in February 2009 after a conservative-led government failed and in the National elections in April 2009 Jóhanna led the Social Democrat party to victory in a snap election and has since then served as the world´s first openly gay Prime Minister.