Tag Archive for 'gay'

Mr. Sulu is gay?

George Takei Declares His Homosexuality… lest you think this is merely a publicity stunt to generate buzz for the play he is currently starring in, there is also this:

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.”

Full-speed ahead, Captain.

Free to Marry

At 12 midnight, same-sex marriages were given to couples at Cambridge City HallThe Bay State is now the first-in-the-nation to grant same-sex marriage licenses to couples, and I am proud to say that Our Fair City was the first – Cambridge City Hall at 12 midnight, May 18, 2004.

A couple of thousand people, joined together on the front lawn of City Hall, singing songs, holding supportive signs (My favorite was “yay!”), and clapping as each couple made their way up the stairs, and into the building…

It was really moving. Cheers everybody!