“Ten years ago today, we were one of the first couples to embark on a Civil Partnership in the UK,” wrote Sir Elton on Instagram. "One year ago today, we renewed our lifetime pledge to each other by getting legally married. Today, we are happier than ever – and want to thank fans and friends for supporting us with such open hearts and joyful spirit.
“We also want to shine a light on all the less privileged and less advanced parts of the world, where LGBT people are criminalised and discriminated against. We pledge our support and will continue to help wherever we can.”