“Listen David and I are [a] very high-profile gay couple, probably the most high-profile gay couple in the world. You have to set an example. If you say, listen, guys, this is our rights – can you imagine 20 years ago? We’d have never thought this possible.” – Elton John, telling CNN that he plans to get married on the first day it becomes legal next year in England.
In 2008, Elton said: “We’re not married. Let’s get that right. We have a civil partnership.
What is wrong with Proposition 8 is that they went for marriage.
Marriage is going to put a lot of people off, the word marriage. I don’t
want to be married. I’m very happy with a civil partnership.You get the same equal rights that we do when we have a civil
partnership. Heterosexual people get married. We can have civil