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Exclusive Interview with George Takei

By Mike Halterman | Saturday Jul 5, 2014
George Takei knows what it’s like to be celebrated as an actor, as a political activist, and as an Internet sensation. Here he talks about the state of LGBT equality, about his documentary, and the upcoming Broadway debut of his musical, "Allegiance."

George Takei Honored for California Gay Pride Month

Tuesday Jun 24, 2014
Former "Star Trek" actor George Takei is being recognized by the California Legislature as part of its celebration of LGBT Pride Month.

George Takei Leads Columbus Pride Parade

Monday Jun 23, 2014
"Star Trek" actor and gay activist George Takei kicked off a gay pride parade in central Ohio.

George Takei Sees Gay Pride Beginning in Japan

By Mari Yamaguchi | Thursday Jun 5, 2014
George Takei said he needed courage and anger to come out as gay and to join the equal rights movement for sexual minorities in the U.S., and he hopes his Japanese counterparts will do the same to make their society more equal.

George Takei Fires Photon Torpedo at Arizona Lawmakers

By EDGE | Monday Feb 24, 2014
News of Arizona’s "turn away the gays" bill didn’t have to hit the far reaches of the galaxy to incur the wrath of actor and LGBT activist George Takei, who took to his blog Frida to attack the anti-gay bill awaiting the signature of Governor Jan Brewer.

Is This Universal Studios’ Show Homophobic?

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Oct 21, 2013
Universal Studios Hollywood has come under fire for a live action show in which Superman is depicted as a campy gay man.

Star Trek Actor to Receive Gay Advocacy Award

Thursday Aug 22, 2013
The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force has announced that Star Trek actor George Takei will receive the 2013 National Leadership Award.

Creating Safe Schools at Supporting Students, Saving Lives

By Rodney Rodriguez | Thursday Feb 14, 2013
Educators and LGBT advocates will gather in San Diego this weekend to train teacher and administrators on how to create a safe and supportive learning environment for LGBT youth.

George Takei Beams into Archie’s Riverdale

By Matt Moore | Tuesday Dec 4, 2012
Actor and equal rights advocate George Takei is crossing a new frontier this week by appearing as himself in an issue in issue No. 6 of Archie Comics’ "Kevin Keller," a series about Riverdale’s only gay teenager.

George Takei: Life Beyond the Stars

By Joel Martens | Monday Oct 1, 2012
He is in San Diego at the Old Globe Theatre, starring in "Allegiance," the musical based on the dramatic early days of his life. Takei was kind enough to chat about his life, the show and much, much more.