RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

TrekToday title image

Posts Tagged ‘Prop 8’

Takei on Gay Marriage

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

For George Takei, being able to say that he is legally married has influenced how others perceive his relationship.

Takei, a strong proponent of gay marriage who opposes California’s Proposition 8, which would only recognize marriage in California as being between a man and a woman, spoke about the controversial proposition and what legal marriage has done for himself and his husband Brad Altman.

(more…)

Takei On Prop 8, Trek Fandom

Thursday, August 5th, 2010

George Takei, who was fortunate enough to be married during the short time that gay marriage was legal in California, reacted to the news that 9th U.S. Circuit Court has overturned Proposition 8, the controversial law which deemed only marriage between a man and a woman to be valid in California.

The legal process isn’t quite over, as an appeal is likely and will probably end up at the U.S. Supreme Court, but foes of Prop 8 are heartened by this week’s action by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court.

(more…)