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.
Nichelle Nichols, who played Lieutenant Uhura on the original Star Trek television show, revealed that she will be heading out on a NASA flight in September.
After posting a series of Tweets explaining her goal to get out of her parents' conservatorship and accusing her father of being a sexual predator for the second time, Amanda Bynes failed to show up to her conservatorship hearing, where a judge ruled that she would be under her mother's control until 2015.
Here is President Obama flashing the Vulcan salute during a visit from Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek's Lieutenant Uhura. She went to the Oval Office back in February but didn't tweet out the photo until today. This must have been a dream come true for the president, who is an admitted fan of Star Trek and confessed to…