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Elton John at AIDS event: Pope Francis is my hero

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Elton John performs at the Elton John AIDS Foundation’s 13th Annual "An Enduring Vision" benefit at Cipriani's Wall Street on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, in New York.
NEW YORK -- Elton John called Pope Francis "my hero" for his compassion and push to accept gays in the Catholic church, at his annual AIDS benefit.

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Elton John says he believes Jesus Christ would support marriage equality

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
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Sir Elton John, who plas to marry David Furnish — his partner of more than 20 years — in a “low-key” affair next year, says in a new interview with Britain’s Sky News, that he believes Jesus Christ would support marriage equality. "The church hierarchy, the traditionalists, might be up in arms about it but times have changed. If Jesus Christ was alive today...

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

Saturday, March 29, 2014
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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.

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Elton John offers to introduce Putin to gay people to promote understanding

Wednesday, January 22, 2014
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NEW YORK — Entertainer-songwriter Elton John is volunteering to introduce Russian President Vladimir Putin to gay Russians to help promote understanding.

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Elton John dedicates Moscow concert to slain gay Russian, calls anti-gay law ‘inhumane’

Friday, December 6, 2013
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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."

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

Sunday, October 20, 2013
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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.

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

Tuesday, October 15, 2013
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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.

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Anti-gay Russians: Cancel Elton John concerts, he ‘supports sodomites’

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
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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.

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Sir Elton John remembers Liberace

Sunday, September 22, 2013
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.
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.

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Elton John to perform Liberace tribute at Emmy Awards

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Florian Schuh, APSir Elton John performs on the Waldbuehne stage in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013.
LOS ANGELES — Elton John is about to do something he's never done: Perform live at the Emmy Awards.

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