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Elton John to wed longtime partner David Furnish in May

Elton John and partner David Furnish are getting married.

The pair, who have been in a British civil partnership for eight years, plan to wed now that gay marriage has been legalized in England. The ceremony is set for May.

Furnish broke the news at John’s 67th birthday party at Fizz Las Vegas on Friday. “We don’t feel the need to take an extra step legally,” he told the Las Vegas Review Journal. “But since we’re committed for life, we feel it’s really important to take that step, and take advantage of that amazing change in legislation. We all live by example.” READ FULL STORY

Elton John, Lady Gaga lead GLAAD Media Award nominees

Elton John, Lady Gaga and the movie Dallas Buyers Club are among the nominees for awards presented by the gay advocacy group GLAAD.

The 25th annual GLAAD Media Awards honor outstanding images of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in areas including music, movies, TV and journalism.

On Thursday, GLAAD announced 93 nominees in the English-language categories, with cable channels earning 28 bids and broadcast networks receiving 11. Netflix earned its first nomination for the series Orange Is the New Black.

There are 37 Spanish-language nominees, including a stand-alone bid in the novella category for Univision’s Amores Verdaderos, which included the wedding of a gay couple.

The GLAAD Media Awards will be presented in Los Angeles and New York this spring.

Elton John recovering after having appendix out

Elton John is recovering after an operation to remove his appendix.

The musician’s publicist says John had the surgery last week at Princess Grace Hospital in Monaco, near his home in the south of France.

Last month the musician canceled a series of shows as he was treated for an inflamed appendix and surrounding abscess.

He said at the time that his infected appendix had been “a ticking time bomb.”

He was treated with antibiotics and his publicist said Monday the appendix has been removed.

Elton John welcomes baby boy

Elton John has welcomed his second son with David Furnish, Hello has confirmed. Elijah Joseph Daniel Furnish-John was born via surrogate on Jan. 11.

“Both of us have longed to have children, but the reality that we now have two sons is almost unbelievable,” the couple said in a statement. “The birth of our second son completes our family in a most precious and perfect way. It is difficult to fully express how we are feeling at this time; we are just overwhelmed with happiness and excitement.”

The pair are already the proud parents of a two-year-old boy named Zachary.

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