Stories by Sir Elton John

Following the loss of many close friends to AIDS in the early 90s, including Freddie Mercury and American teenager Ryan White, and seeing the lack of understanding and stigma attached to the disease at that time, Sir Elton John established the Elton John AIDS Foundation in the U.S. in 1992, and subsequently the Foundation in the U.K. the following year (1993). Sir Elton Hercules John, CBE, is an English singer-songwriter; activist; composer; pianist; record producer; and occasional actor. subscribe to Sir Elton John's feed

Posted on: Dec 13, 2013, Source: Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF)

"Many people outside the country thought I should boycott Russia because of its new homophobic legislation. Others said I must go to challenge the government."