George  Takei is an American actor and author, best known for his role as Hikaru Sulu, helmsman of the USS Enterprise in the television series “Star Trek”.

“Star Trek” went off the air in 1969 but George is still a star. He is a huge advocate for marriage equality and tolerance in general. Proceeds from his “It’s OK to be Takei” apparel goes to charity. He is a proponent of gay rights and active in state and local politics as well as continuing his acting career. He even won the 2012 LGBT Humanist Award from the American Humanist Association for his advocacy in the LGBT community.

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