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George Takei

Truth and Consequences: My Uncle and George Takei

Andrea Louie | Posted 08.12.2015 | Arts
Andrea Louie

My uncle helped build the atomic bomb. I have proof, a photocopy of a certificate from the United States War Department: "This is to Certify ...

Stargayzing's David Munk Interviews David Thorpe, Director of the New Documentary Do I Sound Gay?

David Munk | Posted 07.08.2015 | Gay Voices
David Munk

Speaking of interviews and gay voices, I was so pleased to be given the opportunity to interview David Thorpe just a few minutes after attending the screening.

George Takei Apologizes For Calling Clarence Thomas A 'Clown In Blackface'

The Huffington Post | Kelly Chen | Posted 07.04.2015 | Gay Voices

George Takei has apologized for referring to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas as "a clown in blackface." In a Facebook update posted on Frida...

George Takei: Clarence Thomas Is A 'Clown In Blackface'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.03.2015 | Gay Voices

George Takei has come under fire this week for calling Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas a “clown in blackface” over the judge's stance on mar...

George Takei Takes On Donald Trump Over Marriage Equality

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.01.2015 | Gay Voices

  Marriage is about love and commitment, and Donald Trump has got it all wrong. So said George Takei, who appeared on MSNBC's "The Last...

Digital Shenanigans Await George And Brad Takei In The New Installment Of Their Web Series

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.17.2015 | Gay Voices

The second installment of George Takei's web series, "It Takeis Two," is here and we've got the exclusive premiere! The new episode, titled "Serio...

LOOK: George Takei Teams Up With Hubby For 'Heightened Reality' Web Series

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.03.2015 | Gay Voices

"Star Trek" icon George Takei is adding "web series star" to his ever-growing list of accomplishments. Takei and his husband, Brad, will share "se...

Hollywood Speaks Out Against Indiana's Anti-LGBT Law

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 03.27.2015 | Media

A chorus of voices from Hollywood has denounced Indiana’s newly passed anti-LGBT law, which would make businesses and individuals immune from lawsui...

Miles from Tomorrowland Is Getting Disney Junior Viewers Excited About the Science that Powers Space Flight

Jim Hill | Posted 05.20.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

So how does Sascha Paladino -- the creator and exec producer of Disney Junior's Miles from Tomorrowland -- measure the amount of time and energy that he's poured into the development of this popular new animated series?

Breaking the Code: How the Ad Council Uses Tech for Social Good

Saeed Jabbar | Posted 05.12.2015 | Home
Saeed Jabbar

Chances are you've come across a public service announcement (PSA) from the Ad Council, such as their recent "Love Has No Labels" campaign that went viral with over 86 million views. I interviewed Laurie Keith, Director of National Media Accounts at the Ad Council, to shed some light on how technology is used to empower their campaigns.

George Takei Gives Alabama 'The Finger' Over Gay Marriage Ruling With Surprise Campaign

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.13.2015 | Gay Voices

"Star Trek" icon George Takei is lending a hand -- or, rather, a finger -- to the battle for marriage equality in Alabama by helping to launch a socia...

A New Era for Asian Americans in Starring Roles

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 04.23.2015 | Entertainment
Jimmy Nguyen

As more Asian faces star in American entertainment projects, they communicate an important message to everyone watching: Asian Americans are capable of playing any role -- not just on camera, but also in life.

Guess Who's Coming To Broadway!

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.19.2015 | Gay Voices

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

LOOK: Check Out 'My Husband's Not Straight,' Hosted By George Takei

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 01.24.2015 | Gay Voices

"Star Trek" icon George Takei playfully skewers TLC's recent controversy with "My Husband's Not Straight." The parody "homosexual reality show" wi...

George Takei: Buddhism ‘Made A Lot Of Sense For Me'

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.24.2015 | Religion

George Takei is an actor, a social media star, and a gay rights activist. He’s also a longtime Buddhist whose faith has helped him get through th...

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."

George Takei Has The Perfect Response To Dumb Questions About Gay People

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.06.2014 | Gay Voices

Who doesn't love George Takei? The actor, comedian and social media guru -- not to mention one of our favorite queer icons -- stopped by "The Mered...

George Takei Is Straight... Up Asking You To Do This One Thing

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics

You probably know that actor George Takei is gay. But now he's straight... up asking you to register to vote. "I'm especially concerned about the f...

Sulu Hears Mayday,Tweets Call to Battlestations, Saves World

Frank DeGiacomo | Posted 11.12.2014 | Hawaii
Frank DeGiacomo

Mayday super PAC, started by Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig, has the goal of electing candidates to push for public funding of elections in order to end the corrupting influence of big money in American politics.

Top Ten Brad Takei Moments in the To Be Takei Documentary

Sue Kerr | Posted 11.02.2014 | Gay 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.

Curtis M. Wong

George Takei On Coming Out: 'I'm Proud Of The Fact That I Did What I Did When I Did It'

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 12.09.2014 | Gay Voices

In terms of celebrity re-inventions, George Takei has set a new precedent. The 77-year-old “Star Trek” icon has enjoyed a full-blown career re...

George Takei Humbled "to Be Takei"

Brian DAmbrosio | Posted 10.25.2014 | Entertainment
Brian DAmbrosio

George Takei learned from his father that one could best get what one desired by expressing what they want rather than complaining about the way things are. From Takekuma Norman Takei, George also learned the usefulness of optimism in the face of confrontation.

How A Simple Request Sparked George Takei's 27-Year Love Story

OWN | Posted 08.18.2014 | OWN

In the 1980s, George Takei was known by legions of loyal fans for his role as Mr. Sulu on "Star Trek." While some of those fans and colleagues conside...

George Takei: William Shatner Was The 'Problem Uncle' In The 'Star Trek' Family

OWN | Posted 08.13.2014 | OWN

It's been more than 40 years since George Takei and William Shatner first worked together on the set of the starship Enterprise, but the two feuding "...

George Takei Honors Hiroshima Bombing Anniversary With Moving Tribute

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell, Jessica Prois | Posted 08.07.2014 | Impact

As the world commemorates the 69th anniversary of the Hiroshima atomic bombing on Wednesday, activist and actor George Takei is spreading a message of...