Alice Elisabeth Weidel (born 6 February 1979) is a German politician serving as Leader of Alternative for Germany (AfD) in the Bundestag since October 2017. She has been a member of the Bundestag (MdB) since the 2017 federal election during which she was the AfD's lead candidate together with Alexander Gauland. Weidel is in a homosexual relationship with Sarah Bossard.
Weidel supports continued German membership in the European Union; however, she has called for economically weak states, such as Greece, to leave.
She has also expressed her opposition to legalization of same-sex marriage, stating that she supports protection of the "traditional family" while also supporting "other lifestyles". She has said she supports civil partnership for gay and lesbian couples, noting she is a lesbian herself.
Weidel is in a relationship with Sarah Bossard, a Swiss film producer, and has a second residence with her in Biel, Switzerland. They have two children.
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