The decision to make Sulu a gay man with a husband and child in Star Trek: Beyond has not gone over very well, but mostly with the original Sulu, George Takei.
On Thursday, the news broke that, in a nod to George Takei, Star Trek Beyond would quietly show the character of Hikaru Sulu as a married gay man raising a daughter. Cool! Only, George Takei disapproves.
50 years after George Takei originated the role in Gene Roddenberry’s long-running series Star Trek, and 11 years after Takei himself came out, Lieutenant Hikaru Sulu (now played by John Cho) will be revealed as a gay man “with a husband and a daughter” in this summer’s Star Trek Beyond. The creative decision, writes…
In a new video for Big Think, George Takei, noted internet god and LGBT+ rights activist, explains why Star Trek, a show that embraced diversity, didn’t feature one gay character during its original run. The reason: audiences weren’t ready for it.
In today's Tweet Beat, Margaret Cho doesn't care if you liked her joke or not, Lucy Hale gets it right re: cantaloupe and George Takei tries to confuse you.
OOOOHHH MY! Judging by the trailer, this documentary about Sci Fi god, gay rights activist, and champion of every single one of our hearts George Takei looks absolutely wonderful. It gives some insight into his childhood, living in a Japanese American internment camp during World War II as well as his marriage to…
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 02: George Takei poses with attendees wearing masks during DirecTV TO BE TAKEI Media Reception at The General NYC on July 2, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for DirecTV)
In today's Tweet Beat, George Takei delivers a CLASSIC joke about your time of the month, Justin Bieber is just shy and Roseanne Barr defines the patriarchy.
George Takei announced that he is hosting an upcoming episode of Saturday Night Live (no date confirmed yet). And in his own diplomatic words about SNL's diversity problem: "It will mark only the third time someone of Asian descent has been invited to host SNL...That has left a rather awkward void in representation…
George Takei has written an extraordinary response to Arizona's ridiculous anti-gay law, and it's predictably great.
As an ashamed devotee of ABC's The Bachelor franchise, I've seen my share of humor videos parodying the show. And I'm happy to report that this one — featuring such gay boyfriends as George Takei, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and Lance Bass — is the best one yet. In fact, if The (Gay) Bachelor were a real show, I'd watch the…
Revel in George Takei’s steady voice as he reads some dirty Star Trek fanfiction to Andy Cohen. We’ve heard Takei read erotica before, but never erotica that directly involved a character he used to play on television. Thankfully, there’s so much Trekkie fanfic floating around the internet that a nightly, fireside…
Remember back in February when the New York Observer's Rex Reed called Melissa McCarthy a "tractor-sized" "obese" "hippo" in his review of Identity Thief? You know, because "film criticism"? Well, McCarthy has finally responded and, of course, her attitude is fucking great.
Conan O'Brien, that beautiful ginger tree trunk of a man, is currently running a segment in which viewers attempt to catch mistakes in his show. He, Andy and a special guest expert then refute the correction and prove that they were right from the get-go.
DOOOOOOOD, you really can't just go around slappin' nonconsensual buns, and you especially can't just go around slappin' nonconsensual Beyonce buns, because Beyonce buns have highly paid 24-hour bun-guards who will haul your ass to Danish butt-jail! So DO NOT DO IT. But anyway, someone did it.
From ginger king Jesse Tyler Ferguson's non-profit Tie the Knot, an organization supporting same-sex marriage and the proper tying of bow ties on owls, comes this PSA starring the ever delightful George Takei.
For around $150, George Takei, Hero of the Internet, will help you come out to your entire family during Christmas dinner. I'm absolutely positive that this is worth every penny and then some.