Topics :: George Takei

StartOut Announces Winners for 2014 StartOut Awards

By EDGE | Wednesday Aug 13, 2014
Advocate George Takei; CEO and world-renowned investor Dave McClure; social-mission visionary and CEO Amy Errett; and emerging tech CEO Li Han Chan to be honored as top LGBT and ally business leaders and heroes on Sept 11 in San Francisco

C.L.I.T.T. Goes Viral, Local Residents Confused

By Bobby McGuire | Thursday Jul 31, 2014
An internet hoax that reports on a Tuscon, Arizona mass transit project with the racy and unfortunate (for some) acronym C.L.I.T.T. caught the eye of social media maven George Takei, and has local area officials up in arms.

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.