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George Takei: Star Trek’s Gay Sulu Scene Didn’t Go Far Enough

So now Sulu is gay. But the question remains: is he gay enough? As you’ve probably heard, the character was given a husband and a kid in the latest Star Trek film, a sort of tribute to George Takei, who originally played him. Despite diversity being a cornerstone of Star Trek since its inception, it took until 2016 for it to [...]
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New “Star Trek: Discovery” TV Show Will Feature Gay Character

Some outstanding news from the final frontier: The new Star Trek, Discovery, will have a gay character. Well, it’s about darn time. The news came out at a meeting of the Television Critics Association this week, and was breathlessly tweeted by reporters in attendance. Executive Producer Bryan Fuller, who is gay, told everyone in attendance that they’ll be revealing little [...]
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New “Star Trek: Discovery” TV Show Will Feature Gay Character

Some outstanding news from the final frontier: The new Star Trek, Discovery, will have a gay character. Well, it’s about darn time. The news came out at a meeting of the Television Critics Association this week, and was breathlessly tweeted by reporters in attendance. Executive Producer Bryan Fuller, who is gay, told everyone in attendance that they’ll be revealing little [...]
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10 Gay Fan Fiction Romances People Love (And Hate)

Finding a great queer romance in our favorite films, comic books, and TV shows is usually about as easy as finding diversity at a Republican National Convention. However, that hasn’t stopped fans from finding ways to help their favorite characters find a little forbidden love. In fact, Shipping – the vocal desire of fans to [...]
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10 Gay Fan Fiction Romances People Love (And Hate)

Finding a great queer romance in our favorite films, comic books, and TV shows is usually about as easy as finding diversity at a Republican National Convention. However, that hasn’t stopped fans from finding ways to help their favorite characters find a little forbidden love. In fact, Shipping – the vocal desire of fans to [...]
Jase Peeples
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5 Queer Episodes From Star Trek History Worth Revisiting

Star Trek Beyond, the latest installment in the adventures of the reimagined original crew, flies into theaters today and will bring with it the franchise’s first gay character in the form of helmsman Hikaru Sulu (played by John Cho). But while this is uncharted territory for Star Trek’s official cannon (queer characters have been included in [...]
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5 Queer Episodes From Star Trek History Worth Revisiting

Star Trek Beyond, the latest installment in the adventures of the reimagined original crew, flies into theaters today and will bring with it the franchise’s first gay character in the form of helmsman Hikaru Sulu (played by John Cho). But while this is uncharted territory for Star Trek’s official cannon (queer characters have been included in [...]
Jase Peeples
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17 Classic Sci-Fi Studs You Forgot Were Totally Hot

In the decades before CGI, Hollywood took science fiction fans to worlds that were unlike anything we had seen before – some good, some bad, and some oh-so-bad-they’re-good. However, the best special effects from the 60s, 70s, and 80s were the hot heroes (from the beefy to the twinky) who made us want to buckle [...]
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17 Classic Sci-Fi Studs You Forgot Were Totally Hot

In the decades before CGI, Hollywood took science fiction fans to worlds that were unlike anything we had seen before – some good, some bad, and some oh-so-bad-they’re-good. However, the best special effects from the 60s, 70s, and 80s were the hot heroes (from the beefy to the twinky) who made us want to buckle [...]
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George Takei Welcomes Gay Characters In Star Trek — Just Not Sulu

  Good morning from Montana! I’ve been here relaxing on vacation, but have noticed that many of you have been following the “gay Sulu” story and wanted to know why I’m being such a sourpuss. I’m writing to set the record “straight,” if you will. When the news first broke, I gave a lengthy telephone [...]
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George Takei Welcomes Gay Characters In Star Trek — Just Not Sulu

  Good morning from Montana! I’ve been here relaxing on vacation, but have noticed that many of you have been following the “gay Sulu” story and wanted to know why I’m being such a sourpuss. I’m writing to set the record “straight,” if you will. When the news first broke, I gave a lengthy telephone [...]
Derek de Koff
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9 Film Franchises That Need Gay Characters Now

From flamboyant pirates and super spies to mutants and men in capes, Hollywood’s biggest action, fantasy and sci-fi properties have assembled an army of iconic heterosexual heroes over the years. Thankfully, shows like Torchwood, Arrow, and The Flash have helped level the playing field by bringing queer characters to our favorite fantasy lands on TV. [...]
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