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"[H]ollywood is a pretty accurate reflection of the way most of the world is looking. And the fact that they can have actors who are openly gay... is not something you should thank or congratulate Hollywood for. You thank and congratulate the culture that Hollywood recognizes, accepts, things like that.... Hollywood is the thermometer that is thrust up the ... [Read]

"When you take a drug and you take a drink and you mix those two together, you think you're invincible... I came out of this HIV negative... I was the luckiest person in the world." Elton John to Matt Lauer, regarding his unsafe-sex practices at the beginning of the AIDS epidemic. On the two-part interview, to be broadcast on ... [Read]

"[AIDS] is a disease that must be cured not by a miraculous vaccine, but by changing hearts and minds, and through a collective effort to break down social barriers and to build bridges of compassion." Elton John said so, as reported today by The Guardian, in explaining the reason for his writing a new book, Love Is the Cure, to ... [Read]