20 May '11, 5pm

George Takei Takes on Tennessee's "Don't Say Gay" Bill (VIDEO)

George Takei Takes on Tennessee's "Don't Say Gay" Bill (VIDEO)

Out actor, entertainer and LGBT rights campaigner George Takei has released a YouTube video on Tennessee's "Don't Say Gay" bill, legislation awaiting a floor vote in the state senate that would outlaw mention of sexuality other than heterosexual marriage in K-8 schools. Takei has an alternative solution to this problem. Don't say gay, say Takei! And you really can buy all that merchandise with all proceeds going to charity. Click here for the website . Senate Bill 49 and counterpart measure House Bill 229 sponsored by state Senator Stacey Campfield and Representative Bill Dunn respectively, both Republicans from Knoxville, prohibits "the teaching of or furnishing of materials on human sexuality other than heterosexuality in public school grades K-8." The bill passed a recent senate committee vote by 6-3. The legislation has caused a great deal of controversy, with critics ...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/education/blog/george-takei-t...

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