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To Be Takei shows George Takei to be more inspiring than we know

Dillan DiGiovanni reviews To Be Takei, a documentary of the inspiring life of actor, George Takei The post To Be Takei shows George Takei to be more inspiring than we know appeared first on The Good Men Project.

George Takei, Patrick Stewart to Headline Smithsonian‘s ‘Future Is Here Festival’

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

Alright nerds, get ready!  Smithsonian magazine is holding their second annual The Future Is Here Festival May 16 – 18th on the Mall, and it’s shaping up to be the biggest collection of sci-fi geekery this side of ComiCon. The big draw...Show More Summary

Facebook Campaign Gets George Takei On ‘Saturday Night Live’ [April Fools]

The April Fools jokes continue. Unlike some of the other ones though, this one was just a little too believable and too realistic to get me chuckling. The story went that George Takei has been tapped to host Saturday Night Live, thanks to his dedicated fans and followers on Facebook. It was those fans, Takei said, […]

George Takei announced that he is hosting an upcoming episode of Saturday Night Live (no date confir

George Takei announced that he is hosting an upcoming episode of Saturday Night Live (no date confirmed yet). And in his own diplomatic words about SNL's diversity problem: "It will mark only the third time someone of Asian descent has been invited to host SNL...That has left a rather awkward void in representation that I hope to fill." Read more...

George Takei to Host 'Saturday Night Live'

Image courtesy Takei's FB page Oh myyyy! Trekkies, geeks, and well...humans in general, rejoice! George Takei has officially announced via not only his very popular Facebook page but also via the Huffington Post, that he'll be hosting a future episode of "Saturday Night Live."He starts by saying, "I've waited years to say these words. Show More Summary

George Takei to Lead Upcoming Seattle Pride Parade as Celebrity Grand Marshal

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Seattle is in for a real treat this June as organizers for the city’s Pride Parade have just announced that gay icon George Takei will serve as Celebrity Grand Marshal. Writes Seattle Out & Proud: With a career spanning more...

George Takei, Living Long and Prospering from Social Media

3 weeks agoUS Politics / Liberal : Tapped

O n March 20, in between jokes—“You can’t spell ‘diet’ without ‘die,’” and sharing a picture of a man dressed as a giant iron (Iron Man, get it?)—George Takei put up a serious post on his Facebook feed. Fred Phelps, the founder of Westboro Baptist Church, known for its vitriolic picketing at the funerals of soldiers and gay people, had just died. Show More Summary

George Takei To Serve As Grand Marshal In Seattle's 2014 Gay Pride Parade

Actor and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights activist George Takei will be honored this year with a spot in the Seattle Gay Pride Parade -- as the event's grand marshal. Parade organizers made the announcement thisShow More Summary

Oh Myyy: George Takei Named Grand Marshall of 2014 Seattle Pride Parade

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Seattle Pride Parade has known its share of controversies, but everybody in the world can agree that this is great news: March 26, 2014, Seattle — Seattle Out & Proud, organizers of Seattle Pride, are thrilled to announce that George...Show More Summary

Jesse Tyler Ferguson Supports Equality Alongside Star Trek's George Takei!

Modern Family‘s Jesse Tyler Ferguson and his love Justin Mikita step out to support at the Human Rights Campaign Los Angeles Gala Dinner held at the JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE on Saturday evening (March 22) in Los Angeles. The 38-year-old actor was joined at the event by Star Trek‘s George Takei with [...]

Gay Iconography: From Mr. Sulu To Takei Icon

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

George Takei has become such a prominent LGBT figure in popular culture, it's easy to forget he's only been out since 2005. Best known for his iconic portrayal of Mr. Sulu on Star Trek, Takei has re-established himself as a...

Hot Docs Turns 21

last monthCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

The biggest nonfiction film festival in North America returns with glimpses of Aaron Swartz and George Takei, among others. Just over two years after rechristening the Bloor Cinema in its name, Hot Docs took to the theatre this morning...Show More Summary

HomoQuotable - George Takei

last monthLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"I take no solace or joy in this man's passing. We will not dance upon his grave, nor stand vigil at his funeral holding "God Hates Freds" signs, tempting as it may be. He was a tormented soul, who tormented so many. Hate never wins out in the end. It instead goes always to its lonely, dusty end." - George Takei, writing on his Facebook page.

George Takei at SXSW

last monthOdd : Neatorama

Our friends from Geeks Are Sexy are at SXSW in Austin, where George Takei spoke yesterday. The theme of the talk was diversity and civil liberties, causes close to the Star Trek veteran’s heart, from his childhood in an American internment camp to his current support of LGBTQ rights. Show More Summary

Day Five of #SXSWi: Familiar Faces, New Rules Define #SocBizShakeUp

The last day of SXSW Interactive ran the gamut from HootSuite and Twitter to George Takei and Chelsea Clinton, all with different ideas about how social is shaking up business. It was a solid way to wrap up a great conference that defined what #SocBizShakeUp really means. read more

At Tech Fest: 3D Printers, Bitcoin And ‘Titanfall’

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Bitcoin, 3-D printed candy and George Takei, the Star Trek-actor-turned-Facebook-phenomenon, At Tech Fest: 3D Printers, Bitcoin And ‘Titanfall’ - -

Ohhh Myyy: A Conversation with George Takei #SXSW

George Takei took the stage at SXSW on Tuesday afternoon to speak on his life and his celebrated work in the promotion of diversity and freedom of liberties for all. Takei is best known for his role as Hikaru Sulu on Star Trek: The Original Series, but over the last few years he has attained […]

VIDEO: George Takei at Austin's SXSW Festival

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

Star Trek Legend George Takei Explains Why Cats Are Funny

At South by Southwest, "Star Trek" legend George Takei explained why everyone should love Grumpy Cat, Facebook and wearable technology.

Takei In Dark Vengeance

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : TrekToday

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 […]

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