OK, I'm surprised it took this long, considering what a progressive country Denmark is. I'm glad it finally happened, though.
From the article:
Denmark has elected its first female prime minister, Helle Thorning-Schmidt, the leader of the center-left Social Democrat Party. The election ends a decade of rule by outgoing Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussenâ€™s right-wing government.Denmark elects first female prime minister