Tag Archives: Luxembourg

White House Omits Husband Of Luxembourg Prime Minister In Official Photo Caption, Lists Melania Twice

The Guardian reports: The Trump White House on Saturday omitted Gauthier Destenay, the husband of Luxembourg prime minister Xavier Bettel, from the caption to an official photograph of the spouses of Nato leaders, taken at this week’s summit in Brussels. Destenay, a Belgian architect, married Bettel in 2015, becoming the first same-sex spouse of a leader of a European Union ...

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BRUSSELS: Husband Of Luxembourg’s Gay Prime Minister Poses With Other Spouses Of NATO Leaders

People Magazine reports: While President Donald Trump has met with many male heads of government, First Lady Melania Trump has often mingled with their wives. But on Thursday, Mrs. Trump was introduced to the First Gentleman of Luxembourg. Gauthier Destenay, the husband of Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel, joined Trump and other spouses for a dinner while their significant others ...

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LUXEMBOURG: Gay PM Gets Married

Via Reuters: Luxembourg’s prime minister on Friday becomes the first serving leader in the European Union to marry someone of the same sex, and only the second worldwide — and all in a tiny, mostly Catholic country often considered rather conservative. Xavier Bettel, 42, and his civil partner Gauthier Destenay are among the first gay men to exercise their right ...

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LUXEMBOURG: Gay Marriages Begin

Via Luxemburger Wort: Jean Paul Olinger and Henri Lorenzo Huber were the first same-sex couple to tie the knot in Luxembourg, with a new marriage law coming into force on January 1. Olinger and Huber, both in their 60s, are Differdange’s trailblazers, also having been the commune’s first couple to enter a registered partnership, a so-called PACS. Despite the public ...

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LUXEMBOURG: Legislature Approves Gay Marriage & Adoption In 56-4 Vote

The law goes into effect on January 1st, 2015. (Tipped by JMG reader Andrea)

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Luxembourg Set To Approve Gay Marriage

Same-sex marriage will likely come to Luxembourg this summer after being delayed by a change in government. Justice Minister Félix Braz announced the news this week, saying he hoped it would be finally made law after years of delays. Drawn up by the former government in 2010, the same-sex marriage draft law was due to be voted on late last ...

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Luxembourg’s Xavier Bettel To Become World’s Third Out Prime Minister

Luxembourg’s Xavier Bettel is about to join Belgium’s Elio Di Rupo as one of Europe’s two currently serving out prime ministers. Via Buzzfeed: Currently the Mayor of Luxembourg City, the 40-year old been formally designated as “formateur” by Grand Duke Henri, the country’s head of state. This means he’s in charge of forming a coalition government with the Greens and ...

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