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George Michael to wed same-sex partner
CBC(Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) ^ | 11/30/05

Posted on 12/04/2005 11:06:39 AM PST by Dane

George Michael to wed same-sex partner

Last Updated Wed, 30 Nov 2005 12:47:44 EST

Pop singer George Michael says he plans to wed his longtime partner Kenny Goss under a new British law making gay unions legal.

They plan a small private ceremony after Dec. 21, when the law creating civil partnerships becomes effective in the U.K.

George Michael plans civil union.

He and Goss have been together about 10 years.

The new British legislation permitting same-sex unions has brought forward a slew of couples ready to tie the knot.

Elton John has announced he plans to marry his partner, Toronto's David Furnish, possibly before the end of the year.

Michael, 42, says he thinks he and Goss will have a ceremony early next year. "I'm sure Kenny and I will be doing the old legal thing, but we won't be doing the whole veil and gown thing," he said in an interview with Associated Press.

He says they want to marry because he could get hit by a bus and Goss could end up with nothing. Michael came out in 1998 after being arrested in Los Angeles for performing a lewd act(i.e looking for sex in a Beverly Hills public park men's restroom).

Michael, former lead singer of Wham!, also had a successful solo career in the 1980s. He announced in 2004 that he would not release any more albums and that any new music he makes will be available online.

Britain's Civil Partnerships Bill gives same-sex couples the right to form legally binding partnerships and entitles them to some of the same tax and pension rights as married couples.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: civilunions; homosexualagenda; isntthatspecial; music; samesexmarriage
Gee george michael, maybe the below place is the most appropriate place for your warped wedding.

Well I guess "he" always followed elton john.

1 posted on 12/04/2005 11:06:40 AM PST by Dane
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To: Dane

George Michael is gay??!!


2 posted on 12/04/2005 11:07:39 AM PST by kenth (Come back here... so that I may brain thee!)
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To: Dane

George Michael is gay?


3 posted on 12/04/2005 11:08:15 AM PST by freedomlover (This Fall a Woman will be the Mother of a Mouse)
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To: Dane

This is not a comment on your post but really why is it news when gays get married.....


4 posted on 12/04/2005 11:08:45 AM PST by Kimmers
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To: kenth

LOL 36 seconds


5 posted on 12/04/2005 11:09:20 AM PST by freedomlover (This Fall a Woman will be the Mother of a Mouse)
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To: kenth

One sac of disease "marrying" another sac of disease.


6 posted on 12/04/2005 11:09:25 AM PST by Clara Lou
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To: freedomlover

Wham wham your booty George Michael ?


7 posted on 12/04/2005 11:09:57 AM PST by al baby (Father of the beeber)
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To: Dane
"we won't be doing the whole veil and gown thing"

I'm glad they're not, but I'm curious to know, if they were, which one of them would be wearing the veil and gown.
8 posted on 12/04/2005 11:11:28 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia
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To: freedomlover; kenth

Who could guess?


9 posted on 12/04/2005 11:12:49 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Dennis Rodman ?


10 posted on 12/04/2005 11:13:19 AM PST by al baby (Father of the beeber)
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To: Dane
Crude but, ya know, (ala hillary-the 'you know' queen), the urinal cathedral seems a very appropriate place for George's upcoming union.

Geeeeez....homosexual's trolling for anonymous sexual intercourse in public bathrooms...pathetic. Perverse. And putrid on every level.

11 posted on 12/04/2005 11:14:22 AM PST by Republic
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To: Dane

Wake me up!
Before ya' go go!


Ummmm.... on second thought, forget what I said and just let me take a nap.

-- Joe


12 posted on 12/04/2005 11:15:04 AM PST by Joe Republc
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To: Republic
Check the calender. Young Kenny Gross was "with" George when the men's room incident occurred. Ken must be a forgiving sort, or the make-up sex was really something else.
13 posted on 12/04/2005 11:17:06 AM PST by Thebaddog (K9 4ever)
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To: Dane

The official line in 1998 was that Michaels was "confused" about his sexuality. Now we find he had a partner during the whole thing.


14 posted on 12/04/2005 11:17:32 AM PST by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: freedomlover; kenth
George Michael is gay?

Dang, you all aren't bombarded by the hollyweird press.:^)

Oh well you all can keep the "music" of "wake me up before you go go" on your i-pods going and going for all I care.

15 posted on 12/04/2005 11:19:04 AM PST by Dane ( anyone who believes hillary would do something to stop illegal immigration is believing gibberish)
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To: Dane
Didn't he also do "I want your sex"? Maybe it will be the lovers dance tune.

And no I don't care who leads.

16 posted on 12/04/2005 11:21:57 AM PST by freedomlover (This Fall a Woman will be the Mother of a Mouse)
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To: kenth
Kenny Goss is gay??!!
17 posted on 12/04/2005 11:22:26 AM PST by kinsman redeemer (the real enemy seeks to devour what is good)
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To: freedomlover

haha


18 posted on 12/04/2005 11:31:04 AM PST by kenth (Come back here... so that I may brain thee!)
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To: Dane
I guess this really adds a new dimension on...

Don't let the S(on)un go down on Me....

Bad M, Bad M

And to think I actually liked his music before he went to the dark side....

19 posted on 12/04/2005 11:33:04 AM PST by Maigrey (1-800-pryrwrr. Just a ring away... In Honor of Texas Cowboy. Your legacy shall live on in us....)
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To: Maigrey

dark side double meaning lol


20 posted on 12/04/2005 11:34:53 AM PST by mel
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To: Dane
He says they want to marry because he could get hit by a bus and Goss could end up with nothing.

If I'm not mistaken, that's what a will is meant for.

21 posted on 12/04/2005 11:37:24 AM PST by dighton
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To: Dane
poooo Britannia
22 posted on 12/04/2005 11:42:10 AM PST by Vaquero ("An armed society is a polite society" R. A. Heinlein)
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To: kenth
"George Michael is gay??!!"

Gives new meaning to all his songs, doesn't it? Yeeech!!

23 posted on 12/04/2005 12:12:07 PM PST by Forte Runningrock
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To: Dane

Do you Turd Burglar take Pillow Biter to be your lawfully wedded .....?


24 posted on 12/04/2005 12:27:29 PM PST by ExpatGator (Progressivism: A polyp on the colon politic.)
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To: Dane

I honestly wonder what William Shakespeare, John Milton, George Herbert, John Donne, George Whitfield, John Wesley, Charles Dickens and a host of other of English greats would be writing at this point...

another nail on the coffin of Western Civilization!!!


25 posted on 12/04/2005 12:33:50 PM PST by Conservatrix ("He who stands for nothing will fall for anything.")
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To: Kimmers
This is not a comment on your post but really why is it news when gays get married.....

The MSM will repeat it and breathlessly report it, again and again, until you get used to the Sacrament, and learn to celebrate it.

You are getting drowsy.

Your eyelids are heavy.

They are participating in a blessed event, NOT hijacking State Sanctions for doing filthy things to each other's bums.

26 posted on 12/04/2005 1:12:53 PM PST by Gorzaloon
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To: Conservatrix
"I honestly wonder what William Shakespeare, John Milton, George Herbert, John Donne, George Whitfield, John Wesley, Charles Dickens and a host of other of English greats would be writing at this point..."


Just remember back in those times, actors, entertainers, etc were considered just a cut above prostitutes and cutpurses.

Hmmmmm. Seems NOTHING has changed after all.
27 posted on 12/04/2005 1:15:32 PM PST by RedMonqey
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To: Dane; GatorGirl; maryz; afraidfortherepublic; Antoninus; Aquinasfan; livius; goldenstategirl; ...

+


28 posted on 12/04/2005 1:17:30 PM PST by narses (St Thomas says “lex injusta non obligat”)
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To: Gorzaloon
They are participating in a blessed event, NOT hijacking State Sanctions for doing filthy things to each other's bums.


The disturbing thing are the churches and "Christians" who back this wicked event...I certainly do not wish harm or harbor a prejudice against gays but this marriage thing "just ain't right"
29 posted on 12/04/2005 1:23:21 PM PST by Kimmers
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To: Kimmers
The disturbing thing are the churches and "Christians" who back this wicked event...I certainly do not wish harm or harbor a prejudice against gays but this marriage thing "just ain't right"

We have Gay friends..two couples. They themselves are baffled by the Press pressure, and wonder if it is propeganda by Fundies designed to create a backlash. As others have posted, there are existing legal arrangements to leave legacies to parnters..or one's goldfish, or cat, etc..etc. Therefore the biggest excuse given is simply a red herring.

30 posted on 12/04/2005 1:26:53 PM PST by Gorzaloon
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To: Dane

It'll never last......


31 posted on 12/04/2005 1:29:59 PM PST by RFEngineer
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To: Dane
He says they want to marry because he could get hit by a bus and Goss could end up with nothing.

Yeah, 'cause wills don't work, don't ya know.

32 posted on 12/04/2005 1:41:06 PM PST by Egon (By the way, I took the liberty of fertilizing your caviar.)
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To: freedomlover
George Michael is gay?

NO...WAY!!!

< /sarc
33 posted on 12/04/2005 1:43:50 PM PST by JRios1968 ("Cogito, ergo FReep": I think, therefore I FReep.)
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To: Dane

Notice how they are using marriage and civil union interchangably. And weddings are about marriage. All those who say they are for homosexual civil unions and against homosexual marriages are either stupid or dishonest.


34 posted on 12/04/2005 1:50:32 PM PST by The Ghost of FReepers Past (Exalt the Lord our God, and worship at His footstool; He is holy. Ps 99:5)
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To: Gorzaloon
I agree I think it has created a backlash and this is not what the gay community needs...or desires...some people are so caught up in the cause that they do not realize their approach to the situation may be causing more harm than good
35 posted on 12/04/2005 1:53:04 PM PST by Kimmers
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To: Republic
"Geeeeez....homosexual's trolling for anonymous sexual intercourse in public bathrooms...pathetic. Perverse. And putrid on every level."

HA!!!

And then.

...there's the odor.

36 posted on 12/04/2005 1:57:04 PM PST by Landru (If a sucker's born every minute, that's a lotta suckers.)
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To: Dane

Who's his partner? Howard Dean? :)


37 posted on 12/04/2005 1:59:02 PM PST by Buffettfan
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To: Dane

Whoever draws the short straw gets Whammed.


38 posted on 12/04/2005 1:59:48 PM PST by Sir Gawain
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To: Landru; Stellar Dendrite; flashbunny
"It's a nice day for a...

"White Wedding!"

Uh oh...

This thread tried to make me gay!

I blame Dane

39 posted on 12/04/2005 4:14:48 PM PST by Itzlzha ("The avalanche has already started...it is too late for the pebbles to vote")
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