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Ana Brnabic defies critics to become first woman to lead Serbia - Irish Times

Serbia's parliament has approved Ana Brnabic as its new prime minister, making her the first woman and first openly gay person to lead the Balkan nation, but she is expected to be tightly controlled by dominant president Aleksandar Vucic. “The time ...and more »

Serbia Gets Its First Female, and First Openly Gay, Premier - New York Times

BELGRADE, Serbia — When President Aleksandar Vucic of Serbia nominated Ana Brnabic to the powerful post of prime minister this month, the West hailed it as a landmark decision that put her on course to become the country's first female and first ...and more »

The West backs Balkan autocrats to keep the peace, again - The Economist

ON JUNE 23RD, in the presence of as many foreign dignitaries as he could muster, Aleksandar Vucic had himself anointed president of Serbia. The former prime minister, elected on April 2nd, had taken the oath of office in May, but decided to stage a big ...and more »

Serbia set for first openly gay leader - Financial Times

Ana Brnabic would like to be known for her policy work on egovernment rather than her sexuality. “Hopefully this will blow over in three or four days, and then I won't be known as the gay minister,” she said when appointed to Serbia's cabinet last year ...and more »

Corrections: July 1, 2017 - New York Times

INTERNATIONAL. Because of an editing error, an article on Thursday about the new prime minister of Serbia, Ana Brnabic, referred incorrectly to her political affiliation. She is backed by the Serbian Progressive Party, but she is not a member of any party.and more »

Lesbian Prime Minister-to-be responds to homophobic critics - PinkNews

The first LGBT prime minister nominated in Serbia has hit back at her critics in the classiest way possible. Ana Brnabic, 41, was nominated for the position two weeks ago by right-wing President Aleksandar Vučić, and is expected to be confirmed by the ...and more »

Tokens and Taboos in Serbia - Balkan Insight (blog)

Pinkwashing or not, the appointment of Ana Brnabic as PM was a good move for human rights in Serbia. Ana Brnabic is one of the very few openly out people in a country where attacks on LGBT people are still common. Photo: Beta. Since the assassination ...and more »

Serbia's first female PM sticks to EU path - EURACTIV

Serbia's first female prime minister pledged on Wednesday (28 June) to reform education and push for the digitalisation of state administration to take the country closer to European Union membership. Ana Brnabić, the prime minister-designate who in a ...and more »

Serbia names gay woman, Ana Brnabic, as prime minister - The Times

Serbia is set to confirm an openly gay woman as prime minister in a double first for the Balkan nation as it seeks to join the European Union. The appointment of Ana Brnabic, 41, who has a master's degree from Hull University, has been welcomed by ...and more »

Is The Power Of The Kosovo Myth Fading? - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Serbia has again marked its most important state holiday -- Vidovdan, or St. Vitus's Day -- and newly elected President Aleksandar Vucic led the official commemoration on June 28 for the first time, laying a wreath at the monument to the fallen heroes ...and more »