Germany's new Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks comes out as lesbian

Germany's new Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks came out as a lesbian. She is now Germany's first openly out lesbian cabinet member. In a recent interview for the Rheinische Post newspaper, Hendricks said that she would be spending New Year's Eve with her life partner. 

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