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Hollywood Actors Join Georgia Boycott Threats Over Gay Bill

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 03.24.2016 | Queer Voices

March 24 (Reuters) - Anne Hathaway, Julianne Moore and some 30 other Hollywood actors and directors added their voice on Thursday to entertainment ind...

George Takei Reveals Why He Stayed Closeted For So Long

The Huffington Post | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

George Takei, currently starring in the Broadway musical "Allegiance," inspired by his own family’s struggles as Japanese-Americans who were interne...

Meet The Man Who Helped Bring George Takei To Broadway

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

"Allegiance," the new musical which is now playing at New York's Longacre Theatre, marks the Broadway debut of George Takei, who has long described th...

Diversity: The New Lead Role on Broadway

Haley Besser | Posted 12.10.2015 | Entertainment
Haley Besser

When attending live theatre, I expect to learn something new in addition to being entertained. There are so many stories begging to be told through th...

First Nighter: 'Allegiance' Attempts to Musicalize World War II's Japanese-American Internment Camps

David Finkle | Posted 11.08.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

We all know about the importance of being earnest, but it's likely we all underestimate the importance of not being earnest. That importance struck me while watching Allegiance, the new musical about the Japanese-American internment camps during World War II.

My Family History, as Told by George Takei

Alex Lawrence | Posted 11.05.2015 | Arts
Alex Lawrence

I'm only 32, relatively young in the full scheme of my life, and while I've done some exciting things with it, I don't exactly have lawyers knocking on my door offering to buy my personal story or my family's life story.

Will Diversity on Broadway Attract New Audiences?

Victor Legrá | Posted 10.22.2015 | Arts
Victor Legrá

Diversity on stage will give people of different backgrounds a reason to explore forms of entertainment new to them. Audiences want to relate to characters that look and sound like them.

Broadway's Telly Leung On His New Album And The 'Inspirational' George Takei

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Broadway and television actor Telly Leung put a fresh spin on a signature Billy Joel tune for his new album, “Songs For You,” and The Huffington P...

What to See on Broadway This Fall? Ask the Producers.

Cara Joy David | Posted 10.02.2015 | Arts
Cara Joy David

Of course, the season has already crowned one giant hit, Hamilton, that will inevitably define it. But there is still much to come.

All Americans Not Equal: Mistrust and Discrimination Against Naturalized Citizens in the U.S.

Alev Dudek | Posted 08.27.2015 | Politics
Alev Dudek

Approximately 13 percent of the U.S. population is foreign-born, of which about six percent are naturalized U.S. citizens. Given the image associated with immigrants, one would assume that all Americans in the U.S., natural born or naturalized, have equal worth as citizens. This, however, is not necessarily the case.

Guess Who's Coming To Broadway!

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

"Star Trek" icon and outspoken lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocate George Takei is Broadway-bound. The 77-year-old star ...

In Love for the Long Haul

George Heymont | Posted 03.11.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

Two films recently screened for Bay area audiences gave new meaning to the old saying that "He who laughs last, laughs best."

Top Ten Brad Takei Moments in the To Be Takei Documentary

Sue Kerr | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Sue Kerr

We talk about "Hollywood couples" whose relationship endured and I think the Takeis are among those. It is clear that they have been true partners on everything from caretaking for their mothers during their final years to George's career decisions.

Laura Prudom

Seth Gabel Talks End Of 'Fringe' & His New Film 'Allegiance'

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Prudom | Posted 12.14.2012 | TV

The "Fringe" finale is drawing closer, and as we start to emotionally prepare ourselves for the end, it's encouraging to know that the show's stars ar...

Laura Prudom

Seth Gabel Talks Playing 'Arrow's' New Supervillain

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Prudom | Posted 12.13.2012 | TV

You're unlikely to find two characters as diametrically opposed as Seth Gabel's new villain (dubbed "The Count") on "Arrow" and his understated perfor...

Brad Sherman's Middle East Town Hall Rife With Fear and Aggression

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

On July 3, 2010, I received an email from a friend informing me that Congressman Brad Sherman, who is seeking reelection to his 8th term in California...