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Friday | Pridesource.com

George Takei's Hopeful Words For Detroit: 'More Power To You!'

George Takei isn't foreign to the alien kind. As Sulu on the original "Star Trek," he fended them off.


Friday | Sys-Con Media

Woot.com Celebrates Its 10th Birthday with Epic Game,...

Woot.com, one of the first daily deal sites on the Internet, is celebrating its 10th birthday today by offering unbelievable deals, free shipping on most items, and the Internet's first retail playing game featuring George Takei.


Related Topix: Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, Woot, The World of, Alternative-Rock

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

He Said, She Said: 'To Be Takei', filled with humor, is a cheer for humanity

"To Be Takei" stars actor and activist George Takei in a documentary about his life, which has included a lot more than just being the famous Sulu character from "Star Trek."


Related Topix: Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, Gay/Lesbian, Wedding

The Pordland Mercury

One Day at a Time

Stop the presses, darlings! According to TMZ, post-pubescent a-hole Justin Bieber may have actually done something " thoughtful" this weekend.


Related Topix: Family, Kids

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Best of New Orleans

Preview: OUTakes Film Festival

Fans of hustler films, including the classic Midnight Cowboy , Cruising and My Own Private Idaho , won't have a hard time recognizing the premise in The Foxy Merkins , says co-writer and star Lisa Haas.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, New Orleans, LA, Movies, Entertainment

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Daily Kos

George Takei: Why I Love The Country That Once Betrayed Me

Here's a wonderful TED talk from George Takei on his view of democracy. As a Japanese American, born during WWII, and imprisoned at the age of four because of his ancestry, he talks about that time and those who helped shape his belief in democracy.


Related Topix: TED, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Raw Story

George Takei: What if Hobby Lobby was run by Muslims imposing Sharia law on workers?

Former Star Trek actor George Takei blasted Monday's decision by the Supreme Court allowing the craft store Hobby Lobby to opt out of the contraceptive mandate of the Affordable Care Act.


Related Topix: Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television

Business Wire

The Trek of Queen Mary 2 to Begin with George Takei Documentary

"To Be Takei" to make Transatlantic premiere on 28 July at special Cunard Line screening with renowned "Star Trek A " actor )--Before Queen Mary 2 sails her 28 July Transatlantic Crossing , select Cunard Line guests will take an enlightening journey through the life of actor, activist and social media superstar George Takei.


Related Topix: Cunard Line, Cruise Lines, Insurance, Transatlantic Holdings, Movies, Entertainment

Tue Jul 01, 2014


Here's the first trailer for the George Takei documentary "To Be Takei"

" Oh myyy ," there's a trailer out for the upcoming George Takei documentary "To Be Takei."


Mon Jun 30, 2014


George Takei: Grand Marshal at Pride Parade

George Takei was just one of many people taking part in the 40th annual Pride Parade in Seattle, Washington this past weekend.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian


George Takei documentary 'To Be Takei' releases first trailer

The 77-year-old actor, activist and pop culture icon provides insight and narration as the film delves into his life and career.


Related Topix: Star Trek, Entertainment, Television, Science Fiction TV, Movies

Sun Jun 29, 2014

The Miami Herald

George Takei beams at front of Seattle pride march

This year's theme - "Generations of Pride"- honors civil rights battles in the city that elected its first openly gay mayor last November.



Pride parade in downtown Seattle today

The annual gay pride parade will take over downtown Seattle today. Celebrity Grand Marshall is George Takei of "Star Trek" fame.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

Fri Jun 27, 2014

CNET News.com

Film trailer gives lively look at what it's like 'To be Takei'

The documentary takes an in-depth look at George Takei's personal tale and explores what led him to become the geek icon he is today.


The News Tribune

Finding their way into the limelight

"Born to Fly" is among the films being screened as part of Olympia Film Society's Pride Film Festival.


Related Topix: Social Software, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

George Takei in Seattle Pride Parade: 15 reasons to celebrate

If you only know Takei, 77, from his Facebook page or his Star Trek days as Sulu, you're missing out on all sorts of cool things about him.


Related Topix: Star Trek, Vocal, Gay/Lesbian, Amazon

Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Olympian

Olympia Film Society launches new Pride Film Fest this weekend

The Olympia Film Society presents a weekend of films that highlight the diversity of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, ally experience.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Social Software, Activism

Star Tribune

George Takei: Still guiding the ship

For George Takei, left, with husband Brad Takei in their New York apartment, coming out as gay set him on a course of activism.


Related Topix: Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, Gay/Lesbian, Astoria, NY, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY

Mon Jun 23, 2014

CBS Local

Warriors Exec Rick Welts, Actor George Takei Honored By California Legislature For LGBT Pride Month

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


Related Topix: Star Trek, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television

CNET News.com

How George Takei drove sales of 'George RR Martin Kills People' bumper sticker

Her $4 sticker, reminding the world that guns don't kill people, but George RR Martin does, was just something she conceived one night while laughing with her husband.