In At Least One Universe, Sulu is Gay

In at least one of Star Trek‘s universes–the one controlled by J.J. Abrams, helmsman Sulu has been (or will be) revealed as gay, with a husband and child. Apparently, this was meant as a tribute to George Takei, portrayer of Sulu Prime. However, Mr. Takei’s emotions about this seem mixed: “I’m delighted that there’s a gay character,”… Continue reading In At Least One Universe, Sulu is Gay

Simon Pegg Doesn’t Like The New Star Trek Trailer Either

I, along with much of the Trek admiring world, rolled my eyes at the new Star Trek trailer, which seemed to indicate a continuation of the franchise’s descent into being yet another safe, simple, action/space opera spectacular complete with all the usual one-liners. Well, Simon Pegg, who wrote the thing, wasn’t happy either: “I didn’t love it because… Continue reading Simon Pegg Doesn’t Like The New Star Trek Trailer Either