October 17, 2013 at 12:00 pm EDT | by Staff reports
Takei to speak at Press Club luncheon
George Takei, gay news, Washington Blade

George Takei (left) and his spouse Brad Altman. (Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key)

Actor and gay rights activist George Takei discusses the growing momentum for legalizing same-sex marriages in his speech “Embracing Change” at The National Press Club (529 14th St., N.W.) Friday at 12:30 p.m.

Takei is best known for portraying Lieutenant Hikaru Sulu on the original “Star Trek” T.V. series and in the film franchise. He will star in the upcoming Broadway musical “Allegiance.” He is also a longtime LGBT rights activist.

There will be a press luncheon beginning at 12:30 p.m. Remarks are from 1-2 p.m. Tickets for luncheon admission are $21 for National Press Club members and $35 for non-members. For more details and to purchase tickets, visit press.org.

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