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That’s so Takei!

This is something the we just learned about, but felt that we had to post about. Apparently George Takei who is now a celebrated gay rights activist, recently recorded a video message intended for students and educators in Tennessee as he (and they) are anticipating the passage of Senate Bill 49, or as Takei refers to it, the “Don’t Say Gay” bill.

If passed, the legislation would make it a crime for teachers to even mention homosexuality. So, George Takei has a plan: Don’t say “gay” — say “Takei.” Apart from a video, he’s also launched a line of products bearing the slogan, complete with a rainbow-colored Star Trek symbol.

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