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Elton John, David Furnish to exchange vows again to celebrate UK gay marriage

Saturday, March 29, 2014
LONDON -- Elton John and David Furnish say they plan to exchange vows for a second time to celebrate the legalization of same-sex marriage in the United Kingdom. [ Read more → ]
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Elton John offers to introduce Putin to gay people to promote understanding

Wednesday, January 22, 2014
NEW YORK — Entertainer-songwriter Elton John is volunteering to introduce Russian President Vladimir Putin to gay Russians to help promote understanding. [ Read more → ]
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Elton John dedicates Moscow concert to slain gay Russian, calls anti-gay law ‘inhumane’

Friday, December 6, 2013
MOSCOW -- British pop artist Sir Elton John, performing in Moscow on Friday evening, criticized the Russian government's recent passage of anti-gay laws, calling them "inhumane" and "isolating." [ Read more → ]

Celebrities raise awareness for homeless LGBT youth in Los Angeles (Video)

Sunday, October 20, 2013
LOS ANGELES -- Jamie Foxx and Elton John are among a number of celebrities participating in a new public service announcement to raise awareness for homeless LGBT youth of Los Angeles. [ Read more → ]

Hillary Clinton honored for her work on HIV/AIDS by Elton John foundation

Tuesday, October 15, 2013
NEW YORK — Elton John has honored Hillary Rodham Clinton for her work to help those affected by HIV/AIDS at an annual event for his foundation. [ Read more → ]
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Anti-gay Russians: Cancel Elton John concerts, he ‘supports sodomites’

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
MOSCOW -- Russian anti-gay group are calling on the Putin government to ban two upcoming December concerts by openly gay British pop artist Sir Elton John. [ Read more → ]
Chris Pizzello, Invision/APSir Elton John performs “Home Again” at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre on Sunday Sept. 22, 2013, in Los Angeles.

Sir Elton John remembers Liberace

Sunday, September 22, 2013
Upon being introduced by Michael Douglas and Matt Damon, the stars of HBO's Emmy-winning Liberace biopic "Behind the Candelabra," Sir Elton John spoke both of the performer's influence and his great dress sense. [ Read more → ]
Florian Schuh, APSir Elton John performs on the Waldbuehne stage in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013.

Elton John to perform Liberace tribute at Emmy Awards

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
LOS ANGELES — Elton John is about to do something he's never done: Perform live at the Emmy Awards. [ Read more → ]
Eric Risberg, APFormer Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks to the American Bar Association Annual Meeting Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, in San Francisco.

Hillary Clinton’s support of LGBT rights earns her Elton John foundation honor

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
NEW YORK -- Hillary Rodham Clinton's support of gay rights has earned her a special honor from the Elton John AIDS Foundation. [ Read more → ]
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Why are we still haunted by ‘The Boys in the Band?’

Monday, June 27, 2011
When The Boys in the Band opened off-Broadway in 1968, homosexuality was still classified as a mental illness. The play’s behind-the-scenes peek at gay men in their natural habitat was fascinating to audiences and greeted with enthusiasm from the gay community. [ Read more → ]

NY Post’s headline belittles Elton John, David Furnish birth annoucement

Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Elton John and partner David Furnish announced they have become parents after a surrogate mother gave birth to their son on Christmas day. But amid notes of congratulations, the New York Post has come under fire for its headline “Elton & wife proud dads.” [ Read more → ]
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Elton John: ‘Jesus was a compassionate, super-intelligent gay man’

Thursday, February 18, 2010
In a new interview with Parade magazine, Elton John speaks about the transition from his raucous rock-star years to becoming a committed philanthropist, and in the web exclusive, opens up about love, his partner, and what his thinks about Jesus Christ. [caption id="attachment_6257" align="aligncenter" width="400"... [ Read more → ]
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