Voice for Equality: George Takei

George Takei currently plays Naito Nakamura on NBC's Heroes. Best known for starring in the original cast of Star Trek as Mr. Sulu, Takei has also made guest appearances in numerous television show and movies.

He and his husband, Brad Altman, were married on June 17, 2008.

A prominent activist for marriage equality and civil rights, Takei told Time after the November 2008 election that the fight for marriage equality is far from over and defended both his own marriage and broader marriage equality:
"You don't amend the Constitution of any state by threatening the very core of that Constitution: equal protection under the law."

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