05-13-2003 Mambo Italiano – Film was shown at the Cannes Film Festival on this date. It’s a Canadian comedy-drama directed by Emile Gaudreault based on the play by the same name. Plot: Angelo Barberini shocks his immigrant parents when he reveals he’s gay. His boyfriend, policeman Nino Paventi, isn’t ready to come out of the closet — especially to his Sicilian mother, Lina.
05-13-2014 U.S. District Magistrate Judge Candy Dale ruled that Idaho’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. She wrote in the decision that Idaho’s laws banning same-sex marriage unconstitutionally deny gay and lesbian citizens their fundamental right to marry. The laws wrongly stigmatize gay and lesbian couples and relegate their families to second-class status with our sufficient reason.
05-13-2014 Openly gay American Idol entertainer Clay Aiken wins 40% of the Democratic primary for a North Carolina congressional seat.