Oh My! 10 Reasons We Love George Takei

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May he never stop being awesome.

So, George Takei is a boss. This we all know. When he's not fighting for LGBT rights, he's being master of the internet, starring in musicals, and doing about a billion other awesome things. He inspires us daily with his social activism. So, we tallied up just a few of the many reasons we love George Takei, along with some of our favorite quotes from this amazing icon.

 

 

He has the best catchphrase ever.

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He and hubby Brad Altman had what was possibly the most epic wedding of all time (bagpipes and Nichelle Nichols? I'm in!)

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He has rocked many a pride parade, supporting his LGBT brethren: "I'm a civic busybody and I've been blessed with an active career."

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He can still make this move look cool:

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He has the most bitchin' dance moves.

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He knows how to please people. People like this other awesome guy right here:

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He has his priorities straight: "It's really hard to hate someone for being different when you’re too busy laughing together."

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He gets us (like, really gets us): "Social media is like ancient Egypt: writing things on walls and worshiping cats." (And, we humbly add, Betty White).

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He's a totally amazing role model: "If leadership requires a fired-up sense of purpose and imagination, it also demands a profound connection to the society to be led."

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He knows how to deal with haters. Just look at his awesome response to anti-gay activists:

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