Birgitt Bender

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Birgitt "Biggi" Bender (born 28 December 1956 in Düsseldorf) is a German politician and member of Alliance '90/The Greens in the Bundestag.

Bender studied law in Cologne, Geneva and in Freiburg and finished her studies 1984.

From 1988 to 2001 Bender was a member of the Landtag of Baden-Württemberg in Stuttgart. Since 2002 Bender has been a member of the Bundestag in Berlin. She is openly lesbian.[1]

She contested the 2009 election in the Stuttgart II district, but was unsuccessful.


  1. ^ Blech, Norbert (19 May 2005). "Acht Homos im neuen Bundestag". (in German). Retrieved 17 September 2007. 

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