The out actor and social media phenom discussed Grumpy Cat, Google Glass, and LGBT rights during the media and tech conference in Texas. read more
At South by Southwest, "Star Trek" legend George Takei explained why everyone should love Grumpy Cat, Facebook and wearable technology.
George Takei has a role in Steven Seagal‘s Dark Vengeance film. In Dark Vengeance, “Seattle’s darkest criminals force Elijah Kane and his hard knuckled team to work around the clock to track down a meticulous ‘Black Magic’-practicing killer in the vagrant strip club underworld.” Takei takes on the role of a forensic scientist in the […]
George Takei is one awesome dude. While most people his age think social media means reading the newspaper out loud, the 76-year-old Japanese-American actor who played Sulu on the original Star Trek has developed a canny high-low approach to sharing content, building a fan base of 6.5 million on Facebook. He and his husband Gary and their [...]
AUSTIN, TX –– Heading into the annual SXSW festival, Starz Digital Media has snagged the rights to the film, To Be Takei. The documentary about pop-culture icon George Takei premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and was directed by Jennifer M. Show More Summary
South By Southwest can be a little overwhelming, so we’ve come up with a handy-dandy primer for all the queertastic events and activities in Austin starting this week. Yes, Lady Gaga and Perez Hilton will be there, but do we have the right to say that perhaps their events will be a little, I don’t […]
Actor and activist George Takei recently made an appearance on Democracy Now! where, in addition to discussing Arizona's recent anti-LGBTQ bill and his role as Mr. Sulu, he talked about his family's experience inside a Japanese internment camp during the Second World War. Read more...
"King of the Nerds" gets George Takei -- and puts the "Star Trek" star behind bars. Find out why in this video.
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Actor and activist George Takei joined Ronan Farrow yesterday to offer his articulate assessment of SB 1062, the Arizona bill that would allow businesses to discriminate against gays, and other bills like it under consideration in other states. Said Takei:...
Actor and gay rights activist George Takei is known for his outspokenness when talking about gay marriage. As a result, the former "Star Trek" star felt the need to jump into the debate surrounding Arizona’s new religious freedom bill. Appearing...Show More Summary
Star Trek‘s George Takei is not happy with the new controversial anti-gay bill recently passed in Arizona. The bill, which would need to be signed into law by Governor Jan Brewer to take effect, would permit business owners to deny service to gays on religious grounds. “Congratulations,” said Takei. “You are now the first state […]
George Takei has threatened to boycott Arizona over controversial legislation, which has been criticized as discriminatory. Last week, the Arizona senate approved SB 1062 in a 17-13 vote. The legislation allows business owners to refuse service to homosexuals. Show More Summary
Following the passing of a controversial bill which allows Arizona business owners to turn away lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) patrons, "Star Trek" alum George Takei posted a scathing open letter on his blog calling for a boycott of the state itself if the law is enacted. A portion of the blog reads, Dear Arizona, Congratulations. Show More Summary
Social media darling George Takei isn't just about cat memes and activism — he also likes gelato!
George Takei has written an extraordinary response to Arizona's ridiculous anti-gay law, and it's predictably great. Read more...
"Dear Arizona, Congratulations. You are now the first state actually to pass a bill permitting businesses–even those open to the public–to refuse to provide service to LGBT people based on an individual’s 'sincerely held religious belief.' This 'turn away the gay' bill enshrines discrimination into the law. Show More Summary
George Takei lets the bigots in the Arizona state legislature know he will be encouraging everyone he knows not to visit Arizona.