October 9th Events

October 9th

10-09-1996 British film Beautiful Thing is released in the U.S.A. The screenplay was written by Jonathan Harvey based on his own original play of the same name. Initially, the film was only intended for television but it was so well-received that it was released in cinemas.

10-09-2014 Gay couple start getting married in Nevada, including Las Vegas, the marriage capital of the U.S.

10-09-2014 Estonia’s Parliament passed legislation to legalize gay partnerships, the first such decision by a former Soviet republic. The law comes into force in January 2016.


10-09-2012 A group of 63 former Catholic priests announced their support for Referendum 74. Referendum 74 would reaffirm Washington state’s new law recognizing same-sex marriage. 71% of Catholics support civil marriage for gays.


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