Same-sex partner of Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic gives birth

Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic’s same-sex partner, Milica Djurdjic has given birth, in a first for a world leader. Serbia remains staunchly conservative with regards to same-sex rights, with no recognition of same-sex marriage and no avenue for adoption for same-sex couples. The country’s orthodox church is strongly in opposition to same-sex rights and has compared homosexuality to incest.

Though Prime Minister Ana Brnabic has joined LGBT+ pride events, she has yet to make a political push for same-sex unions, and declined to support legislation to that end in 2016.

Read more at The Independent.