Tag Archives: Elton John

Cyndi Lauper Hosts Online Celebrity Auction To Benefit LGBT Causes

Via press release: Long-time civil rights advocate and artist Cyndi Lauper has rallied an impressive list of stars from music and entertainment to help kick off the 2012 True Colors Summer Charity Auction to benefit the True Colors Fund’s work in support of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender equality. Elton John, Liza Minnelli, Lady Gaga, Anderson Cooper, Jason Mraz, Ricky …

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Quote Of The Day – Elton John

“Recently I read about violence against gay people in Ukraine. Beating up gay people is wrong. This for me does not symbolize Ukraine. I plead with you: Stop the violence against gay people.” – Elton John, interrupting Friday’s concert in Kiev to plead for tolerance. John was in Ukraine to perform as part of a concert celebrating the Euro 2012 …

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Elton John Vs Pnau

(Via Towleroad)

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Elton John On Donna Summer

“I’m so sad. This woman was the queen of disco and so much more. Her records sound as good today as they ever did. That she has never been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is a total disgrace, especially when I see the second-rate talent that has been inducted. She is a great friend to me …

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#1 Twenty Years Ago Today

The only gay-gay duet #1 hit in history?

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Mending Fences

(Via – Boy Culture)

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Elton John’s Husband Is Very Unhappy With Madonna’s Golden Globes Win

(Via – Towleroad)

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HomoQuotable – Elton John

“I could not believe when I was asked to play. I thought it was a joke. I had dialogue with him before and he said, ‘I’m not anti-gay, I want you to come, bring David’. My goal is for Rush to say, ‘I support civil partnerships’. If I rang him right now, I think he might agree. He was one …

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Anderson Cooper On Harps Story

“This is a learning moment for everybody.”

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Grocery Store Finds Gay Parenting Magazine Cover Too Offensive For Kids

Last night Twitter user JennHudd tweeted out this photo she took at Harps, a grocery store in Mountain Home, Arkansas. Apparently US Weekly’s cover shot of Elton John, his partner, and baby is just too shocking for children. Harps has over 60 locations in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Missouri. Call their home office at 877-772-8193 or use their contact form if …

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Joel Olsteen: Homosexuality Is A Sin

More bigotry from the smiling zillionaire “prosperity gospel” scam artist, who says that being gay is not “God’s best way” to be a human.

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HomoQuotable – Elton John

“I think I have it all. I have a wonderful career, a wonderful life. I have my health, I have a partner of 17 years, and now I have a son. I don’t have everything because I don’t have the respect of people like the church or like politicians who tell me that I’m not worthy, that I’m lesser because …

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Elton And David And Son

Elton John and David Furnish give the world its first look of their newborn son via OK Magazine today. When asked who Zachary’s biological father is, Furnish replied: ‘We both contributed. For the time being we don’t have a clue. We look at him every day and at the moment he has Elton’s nose and my hands. ‘Neither of us …

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February 9th In NYC: amfAR Gala With Elton, Dionne, Gladys, And Stevie Wonder

On February 9th, amfAR will host its New York City gala where Stevie Wonder, Dionne Warwick, Gladys Knight, and Elton John will reunite for a performance of their Grammy-winning smash single That’s What Friends Are For, which was recorded 25 years ago as a fundraiser for amfAR. To date, the single has raised more than $3M for AIDS research. Honorees …

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BBC On Elton John Flap: We Had That “Kill Gays” Guy On For Balanced Coverage

Yesterday the BBC ended a story about the birth of Elton John’s son with an “opposing view” from the head of a Christianist hate group that has endorsed Uganda’s plan to execute homosexuals. Today Pink News reports that even in face of widespread condemnation, the BBC sees nothing wrong with their action. Here’s their terse statement. The practice of surrogacy …

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HomoQuotable – Andrew Pierce

“I can’t help feeling that his decision to become a father is another grotesque act of selfishness from Sir Elton, and that the child is a little Christmas bauble he and his partner have awarded themselves. How telling it is that he was born on Christmas Day. [snip] He [Sir Elton] is also an aging, pampered, self-indulgent millionaire — look …

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Headline Homophobia From The NY Post

Gawker’s Brian Moylan weighs in on the latest headline from the New York Post, which is rightfully famed for its witty headlines. Usually. It is just a cheap, dull, and unoriginal joke, that it’s below the NY Post, which prides itself on having some of the cleverest headlines in the business. Oh, and it’s doubly offensive to gay men, not …

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Another Anti-Gay Gaffe By The BBC

Pink News reports that as part of the BBC’s story on the birth of Elton John’s son, the network took an “opposing view” from a Christianist who has publicly endorsed Uganda’s plan to execute homosexuals. With the introduction “not everyone is pleased to see such a high profile same sex couple start to raise a surrogate child”, Mr Mzimba proceeded …

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Elton John & Partner Become Parents

Elton John and his partner David Furnish have announced the birth of a son. The baby boy, who was born Dec. 25 in California via a surrogate, weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces. “We are overwhelmed with happiness and joy at this very special moment,” John and Furnish tell Us in a joint statement. “Zachary is healthy and doing really well, …

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Elton John To Headline AFER Fundraiser

Elton John in November 2008: “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.” Despite that position, Elton will …

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