Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir and Jónína Leósdóttir Speak to the Phil

The former prime minister of Iceland and her esteemed novelist and playwright wife receive the gold medal of honourary patronage from the society.

FEATURESJóhanna Sigurðardóttir and Jónína Leósdóttir were both awarded the gold medal of honorary patronage by the Philosophical society. Sigurðardóttir became the first openly gay head of government in the world when she was elected prime minister of Iceland in 2009.