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HomoQuotable - George Takei

“Gay men and lesbians are in the military, fighting and sacrificing, and yet there is this discriminatory law: Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. At a time of urgent national security, when we need good security and intelligence, we have Arabic-speaking intelligence officers who are found to be gay and fired. It is the most dangerous thing to national security, Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. So I draw all of these parallels. I draw the parallel between the barbed-wire fences that confined us [his family] to the legalistic barbed-wire fences that confine us now.” - Out Star Trek actor George Takei, comparing DADT to the Japanese internment camp that his family was confined to during WWII.

Read the full interview with Takei at Spangle.

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