This is a list of political offices which have been held by a lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender person, with details of the first such holder of each office. It should only list people who came out as LGBT before or during their terms in office; it should not list people who came out only after retiring from politics, or people who were outed by reference sources only after their death.
The year in brackets refers to the year which the officeholder was elected as an openly LGBT person. If they came out during term of office it is referred to after the year in brackets.
It is ordered by country, by dates of appointment. Former countries are also to be listed.
|1||Per-Kristian Foss||2002||Norway||Prime Minister||acting Prime Minister for a brief period|
|2||Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir||2009–2013||Iceland||Prime Minister||first permanent LGBT head of government|
|3||Elio Di Rupo||2011–2014||Belgium||Prime Minister|
|4||Xavier Bettel||2013–present||Luxembourg||Prime Minister||first gay prime minister|
|5||Leo Varadkar||2017–2020||Ireland||Taoiseach||first openly gay prime minister|
|6||Ana Brnabić||2017–present||Serbia||Prime Minister||first openly lesbian prime minister|
Arranged by country
Main article: List of LGBTI holders of political offices in Australia
Dessen Homosexualität war in der Endphase der Weimarer Republik von Sozialdemokraten publik gemacht und von Hitler demonstrativ toleriert worden. Trotz dieses Skandals wurde Röhm von Hitler im Dezember 1933 als Reichsminister nominiert und von Reichspräsident Paul von Hindenburg auch widerstrebend ernannt – und damit wohl zum ersten vorab bekannten Homosexuellen in einer deutschen Regierung überhaupt.