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George Takei sees gay pride beginning in Japan
Associated Press ^ | Jun 5, 2014 11:12 AM EDT | Mari Yamaguchi

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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TOPICS: Local News; Society
KEYWORDS: carolinekennedy; gayshas; georgetakei; homosexualagenda; japan; lavendermafia; rapingmychildhood; startrek
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Uh, what? The leader in “yaoi/yuri” fiction, never mind the androgynous characters in 1970s anime? You sure, Tagei-san?
1 posted on 06/05/2014 1:36:34 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
The world-wide self-inflicted genocide is picking up steam.
2 posted on 06/05/2014 1:37:28 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: Olog-hai

gayjin?


3 posted on 06/05/2014 1:38:16 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: Olog-hai; Slings and Arrows

Sees it beginning to what?


4 posted on 06/05/2014 1:38:42 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: Olog-hai
George, buddy, let me clue you - they've been places you've never even heard of on that issue. Yaoi hentai - in Japanese it's, ah, "romantic comics". OK, that's a VERY VERY VERY rough translation...
5 posted on 06/05/2014 1:39:11 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: nickcarraway
Sōdesu.
6 posted on 06/05/2014 1:39:14 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
Still not understanding the "pride" one has by identifying oneself first, by how they behave sexually, in private.

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.

7 posted on 06/05/2014 1:40:31 PM PDT by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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To: Olog-hai

8 posted on 06/05/2014 1:40:36 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Olog-hai

Japan is pervert-land after all


9 posted on 06/05/2014 1:41:16 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Olog-hai
I'm not surprised in the least.


10 posted on 06/05/2014 1:41:29 PM PDT by Constitution Day
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To: Olog-hai

I’ve seen him on Comedy Central roasting William Shatner. The flaming-est flaming flamingo ever.


11 posted on 06/05/2014 1:41:38 PM PDT by lbryce (Barack Obama:Misbegotten Bastard OffSpring of Satan and Medusa.)
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To: Billthedrill

Never mind mainstream anime characters such as Berg Katse, who was on broadcast NTV in the 1970s.


12 posted on 06/05/2014 1:41:38 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Billthedrill

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”


13 posted on 06/05/2014 1:42:40 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: dead

That William Shatner image. Priceless.


14 posted on 06/05/2014 1:43:06 PM PDT by lbryce (Barack Obama:Misbegotten Bastard OffSpring of Satan and Medusa.)
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To: lbryce

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


15 posted on 06/05/2014 1:43:49 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: longtermmemmory

They can’t. to build their ‘culture’ they must destroy ours.


16 posted on 06/05/2014 1:44:37 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Olog-hai

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.


17 posted on 06/05/2014 1:44:39 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: dead

LOL! Oh myyyyy!


18 posted on 06/05/2014 1:45:39 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: Olog-hai

19 posted on 06/05/2014 1:47:08 PM PDT by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

He likes going where no man has gone before.....................


20 posted on 06/05/2014 1:47:12 PM PDT by Red Badger (Soon there will be another American Civil War. Will make the first one seem like a Tea Party........)
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To: Billthedrill

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.


21 posted on 06/05/2014 1:47:37 PM PDT by Morpheus2009
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To: Olog-hai

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.


22 posted on 06/05/2014 1:49:14 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Red Badger

Oh...I think he goes where many men have gone before. As does his ‘husband’.


23 posted on 06/05/2014 1:49:29 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Morpheus2009

He’s probably talking about homosexual marriage. Japan does not allow homosexual marriage. That has become the holy grail to the homosexual activists.


24 posted on 06/05/2014 1:49:46 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (et)
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To: Olog-hai

“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.


25 posted on 06/05/2014 1:50:18 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Olog-hai

a queer sushi restaurant.

the anal ninjas would love it


26 posted on 06/05/2014 1:50:24 PM PDT by kingattax (a real American would rather die on his feet than live on his knees.)
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To: Olog-hai
takei photo: takei dancing download1_zps2de7ba82.gif
27 posted on 06/05/2014 1:51:03 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: longtermmemmory

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...


28 posted on 06/05/2014 1:51:06 PM PDT by Morpheus2009
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To: Sgt_Schultze

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.


29 posted on 06/05/2014 1:51:30 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Olog-hai
Eau My! Set Phasors to Stunning!!

I can't believe this is for real!

30 posted on 06/05/2014 1:53:28 PM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: Olog-hai

I predict the Japanese queer population will move quickly past the human gay thing, and start having sex with male robots


31 posted on 06/05/2014 1:55:32 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: Olog-hai
in Japan to attend embassy-organized events marking LGBT Pride Month in the U.S.

that simply boggles the mind.

32 posted on 06/05/2014 1:56:27 PM PDT by jtal (Runnin' a World in Need with White Folks' Greed - since 1492)
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To: PGR88

Zappa predicted it. The First Church of Apliantology from Joe’s Garage.

Syyyyyyyy Boooorrrrggggg......


33 posted on 06/05/2014 1:57:44 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: PGR88

Japan has a shrinking birth rate.

relationships that do not contribute to society have no place in any society.


34 posted on 06/05/2014 1:57:53 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Olog-hai

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.


35 posted on 06/05/2014 1:58:56 PM PDT by liberty or death
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To: nickcarraway

Okama wa iya yo. Zettai akimahen.


36 posted on 06/05/2014 1:59:28 PM PDT by Islander2
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To: liberty or death

Sounds like Dad feels guilty for being away and is overcompensating.


37 posted on 06/05/2014 2:02:19 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Olog-hai

ass-sooo


38 posted on 06/05/2014 2:04:17 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: a fool in paradise

Go home, George; you’re scaring the tentacle monsters.


39 posted on 06/05/2014 2:14:47 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Morpheus2009

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?


40 posted on 06/05/2014 2:19:47 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: Olog-hai; maikeru; Dr. Marten; Eric in the Ozarks; Al Gator; snowsislander; sushiman; ...
See post #8 for a chuckle!

日本 ピング  (kono risuto ni hairitai ka detai wo shirasete kudasai : let me know if you want on or off this list)

41 posted on 06/05/2014 2:22:48 PM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back The Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: Olog-hai
I like George, and don't really care about his being gay. He has one of the funniest Facebook pages around.
42 posted on 06/05/2014 2:24:21 PM PDT by real saxophonist (Disharmonious & Unmutual)
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To: Olog-hai

“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.


43 posted on 06/05/2014 2:32:03 PM PDT by Tallguy
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To: real saxophonist

What he’s doing is wrong.


44 posted on 06/05/2014 2:32:39 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Olog-hai

“Equal rights”?

What a joke.

Everywhere they go, they insist on being at the front of the line.


45 posted on 06/05/2014 2:33:04 PM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Olog-hai

I wonder how many times Sulu’s fallen on a sword? Oh, my!


46 posted on 06/05/2014 2:39:57 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Olog-hai

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.


47 posted on 06/05/2014 3:00:26 PM PDT by Ronin (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life - Rep. L. Gohmert, Tex)
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To: Constitution Day

“UHF” ping !! Loved that quirky movie.


48 posted on 06/05/2014 3:11:57 PM PDT by Lizavetta
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To: Olog-hai

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.


49 posted on 06/05/2014 3:34:14 PM PDT by slouper (LWRC SPR 223)
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To: Olog-hai

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.


50 posted on 06/05/2014 3:45:54 PM PDT by Viennacon
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