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!