We can only speculate.
The out actor and LGBT activist would have preferred a wholly original gay or lesbian character in the Star Trek universe.
#VoteBlueNoMatterWho says Takei.
The Star Trek actor also cites his first gay crush.
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'In our society, we obey civil laws, not religious ones. To suggest otherwise is, simply put, entirely un-American.'
The series follows Takei as he takes his autobiographical musical, Allegiance to Broadway.