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Star Trek is gay


Original Dicksman
As a StarWars fanatic, I've always thought StarTrek was gay. This story realy adds perspective.

LOS ANGELES, California (AP) -- George Takei, who as "Star Trek's" Sulu was part of the Starship Enterprise crew through three television seasons and six movies, has come out as a homosexual in the current issue of Frontiers, a biweekly Los Angeles magazine covering the gay and lesbian community.
Takei told The Associated Press on Thursday that his new onstage role as psychologist Martin Dysart in "Equus," helped inspire him to publicly discuss his sexuality.
Takei described the character as a "very contained but turbulently frustrated man." The play opened Wednesday at the David Henry Hwang Theater in Los Angeles, the same day that Frontiers magazine featured a story on Takei's coming out.
The current social and political climate also motivated Takei's disclosure, he said.
"The world has changed from when I was a young teen feeling ashamed for being gay," he said. "The issue of gay marriage is now a political issue. That would have been unthinkable when I was young."
The 68-year-old actor said he and his partner, Brad Altman, have been together for 18 years.
Takei, a Japanese-American who lived in a U.S. internment camp from age 4 to 8, said he grew up feeling ashamed of his ethnicity and sexuality. He likened prejudice against gays to racial segregation.
"It's against basic decency and what American values stand for," he said.
Takei joined the "Star Trek" cast in 1966 as Hikaru Sulu, a character he played for three seasons on television and in six subsequent films. He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1986.
A community activist, Takei ran for the Los Angeles City Council in 1973. He serves on the advisory committee of the California Civil Liberties Public Education Program and is chairman of East West Players, the theater company producing "Equus."


WTF's Official Conspiracy Fanatic
No Sulu is gay, get it right, and anyone who didn't know that already has no "gaydar".


Soul Doubt
Star Wars > Star Trek. For sure.
I think that Star Trek is too technical in their made up stuff, while in star wars, you instantly know what a "speeder" is, or that a lightsabre is a sabre made of light... You know that Boba Fett is the best thing since peanut butter-honey sandwiches because ... i mean... just look at that guy...

In star trek... what the hell's a Discombobulator...

ehh... Boba Fett could pwn the whole set of Star Trek and collect the bounty from me :thumbsup:


I've never liked Star Trek.

Star Wars > Battlestar Galactica > Stargate Atlantis > Stargate SG-1 > about 35342534 other Sci-Fi shows/movies > Star Trek


Banned - What an Asshat!
i don't know how much this is urban myth but i remember a news story earlier this year where some vice cops from california stated that whenever they catch a pedophile he is either a star wars collector or a star trek collector, always.
there was a quote from one of them saying it's a safe bet that when they raid his house he will have hundreds of plastic things shaped like spacemen/craft and all the sick porn.

maybe there's a hidden message in sci-fi that bypasses most of us? :confused:


Oppressing your posts...
fuck you all.. Picard could whoop Luke and Han's asses... course vader would pwn... but its ok..