Skip to comments.George Takei sees gay pride beginning in Japan
Posted on 06/05/2014 1:36:34 PM PDT by Olog-hai
George Takei said he needed courage and anger to come out as gay and to join the equal rights movement for sexual minorities in the U.S., and he hopes his Japanese counterparts will do the same to make their society more equal.
Takei said he has noticed a movement beginning in Japan, though the country of his ancestry has a long way to go. He said Japanese people need to fight for their own rights and they need to be a bit angry, too. [ ]
Takei, 77, is in Japan to attend embassy-organized events marking LGBT Pride Month in the U.S. He later toasted gay rights at a reception hosted by Ambassador Caroline Kennedy attended by about 160 people, including Japan's first lady Akie Abe.
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Sees it beginning to what?
It's important that I know how they do it though, while at the same time, they tell me their sexual behavior is none of my business.
Japan is pervert-land after all
I’ve seen him on Comedy Central roasting William Shatner. The flaming-est flaming flamingo ever.
Never mind mainstream anime characters such as Berg Katse, who was on broadcast NTV in the 1970s.
Yea I think GT is a bit forgetful about a big chunk of Japan’s sexuality.
Oh my! indeed. See “Urotskudoji - Legend of the Overfiend”
That William Shatner image. Priceless.
he, along with nuSpock, have ruined star trek. (not to mention jj abrams turning star trek into star wars lite)
he should have stayed in the closet
They can’t. to build their ‘culture’ they must destroy ours.
You know what the OLDEST foreign perception of Japan is?
“Japan is now at a CROSSROADS —it is JUST about to change..!”
A very long line of breathless activists of every stripe have been hyperventilating this dreck for DECADES —probably for centuries.
It doesn’t mean it’s a bad place at all, but you know what? Japan is NOT about to undergo some magical metamorphosis and turn into a mini-America with sex robots.
This is the oldest B.S. in the world.
LOL! Oh myyyyy!
He likes going where no man has gone before.....................
Sounds like someone named George Takei doesn’t know Manga/Anime, which has had homosexual characters for a long time. Heck, they’re generally given a good showing when they do show up in a Japanese Presentation. I have no idea what he is talking about.
What exactly is there to be proud about, being gay? All the diseases and medical afflictions that come with it? All the mental issues that come with it? The fact that the gay lifestyle is based around the concept of an orgy - sex anywhere, with anyone, anytime - explicitly NOT monogamous?
I don’t celebrate, or force others to celebrate my sexual orientation. Just because my orientation is normal and the vast majrotiy of people share it doesn’t mean that equates to “forcing it” on others. that’s just living life.
Oh...I think he goes where many men have gone before. As does his ‘husband’.
He’s probably talking about homosexual marriage. Japan does not allow homosexual marriage. That has become the holy grail to the homosexual activists.
“Stonewall Rebellion” —a bunch of gay guys got really mad about mistreatment of gays, right? Nope:
This bar was actually a “Bottle Club” for regulatory reasons —you don’t have to have two exits for a bottle club and you don’t have to have running water, either.
This meant the glasses they really were using got very perfunctory washes —almost nothing, really, and hepatitis broke out among the bottle club’s gay patrons, leaving many very angry.
Another factor was the actual primary income source of the club —not all of the customers were “out” and many of the closeted ones were men of means:
The bar was mafia-controlled and the management found it could make much more off of EXTORTING the closeted customers than from merely selling them drinks.
“Stonewall Rebellion” —mostly a LIE.
a queer sushi restaurant.
the anal ninjas would love it
Not surprisingly, Shatner being his usual self suggested that Takei come out and get it over with earlier. He may have had a point there...
If they behaved sexually in private it’d be one thing. they parade in the streets naked and worse. They shove their sin in our faces, with police protection.
I predict the Japanese queer population will move quickly past the human gay thing, and start having sex with male robots
that simply boggles the mind.
Zappa predicted it. The First Church of Apliantology from Joe’s Garage.
Japan has a shrinking birth rate.
relationships that do not contribute to society have no place in any society.
My brother who’s a Full Bird Colonel in the AF and an ex F-16 pilot with missions from Serbia to Iraq...
His 16 yr old, oldest of three Girls Sarah want’s us to call it Sam now. The parents are supporting it but are worried little Sammy might get confused.
I said “It” will get confused all right when It can’t find his pecker or decide which bathroom to use.
I also said NO! Her name is Sarah now grow a pair and get your privates out of the wives federal school teaching purse.
Okama wa iya yo. Zettai akimahen.
Sounds like Dad feels guilty for being away and is overcompensating.
Go home, George; you’re scaring the tentacle monsters.
Shatner has already come out for Hillary in 2016. Why doesn’t he encourage Ms. Pantsuit to step out of the closet and get it over with?
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“Takei, 77, is in Japan to attend embassy-organized events marking LGBT Pride Month in the U.S. He later toasted gay rights at a reception hosted by Ambassador Caroline Kennedy attended by about 160 people...”
You just knew stuff like this would go on when they confirmed an intellectual lightweight like Caroline Kennedy to the position.
What he’s doing is wrong.
What a joke.
Everywhere they go, they insist on being at the front of the line.
I wonder how many times Sulu’s fallen on a sword? Oh, my!
Japan has always had a fundamentally indifferent attitude towards homosexuality than Western nations, but I think that Takei is deluding himself if he thinks there will ever be a “pride” movement of the same character as in the States or Europe.
That sort of public self-aggrandizement is alien to the culture and would be considered shameful, tacky, and pitiful. People would not condemn them for being gay, they just don’t think that way, but they would condemn them for making an ass of themselves in public, disrupting harmony, and bringing shame on their friends, family, and professional associates by their antics.
His ethnicity gives him no credibility on this issue. He simply does not know Japan well enough to make that kind of statement.
“UHF” ping !! Loved that quirky movie.
Great, man on man anal & oral sex pride in Japan, that is what we’re really talking about here isn’t it? This world is just becoming more and more enlightened.
Excuse me, I gotta go puke.
Very much doubt it. Maybe a couple of years ago, but nationalist fervor is growing in Japan as a result of Chinese incursions. With a heavily patriarchical tradition, its not fertile ground for the homos. They’d be better going after Bhutan really.
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