Tuesday, May 20, 2008

something nice

"George Takei, of Japanese descent, is keenly aware of second-class citizenship stemming from legally sanctioned discrimination. After Pearl Harbor was attacked, he and his family were placed in an internment camp, as were thousands of others, simply because of his ancestry. "Now, with the passage of time, we look back and see it as a shameful chapter of American history," he says. "With time, I know the oppostion to same sex marriage, too, will be seen as an antique and discreditable part of our history." "Marriage equality took a long time," Takei closes, "but, like fine wine, its bouquet is simply exquisite."

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3 comments:

Renegade Eye said...

He always was cool. He is part of TV history, for eternity.

The Beltway B@stard said...

I never even knew he was gay. Point served.

Larry said...

Another bit of info I didn't know till now.