Jmh, you seem to be unduly focused on the "why didn't you object to its removal in May" rationale for excluding the material. Saying that notable journalists have asked him about his sexuality, is not the same as saying he's gay. This material is utterly non-notable: It was wholely his. The sexuality of this singer is not notable in any way.
Do you want the gay activitsts all up in arms against Wikipedia. I think that if we're going to make a change from the article as it now stands on this issue, we need to start anew.
Talk:Clay Aiken/Archive 14
The extent to which rumors of his sexuality persist is most certainly notable. It makes no sense to me why four seasons later the AI section needs to be "fleshed out" with trivia from a few episodes when a summarized version is more encyclopedic and shorter. Sawyer opened her interview by asking, "If you're famous, what questions can you and can you not be asked about your sex life? Some of that info had been added after lengthy discussion between many editors. If you look up "whitewash" in the dictionary, there is a picture of this article next to the entry! Since the tour did not have an official name, fans dubbed it the "Not A Tour" tour. As with the tour, only a minority of the dates were sponsored by local symphony orchestras and not all the shows were supported by symphony orchestras.