Leave it to George Takei to come up with a brilliant analogy to describe the way three Tennessee lawmakers are acting: like “friends of Dorothy.”
In a tongue-in-cheek fireside chat, Takei compares state Sen. Stacey Campfield, sponsor of the odious “Don’t Say Gay” bill to the the Scarecrow from the Wizard of Oz.
“Mister Campfield, your ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill is truly a straw man,” says Takei, “So if we can’t say gay, we’ll just say Takei. So here’s an ‘It’s OK To Be Takei’ shirt to wear to help you grow a brain.”
Maybe it’s true that Dorothy’s good ol’ Kansas is probably better for gay youth than Tennessee. Thanks, George, for continuing to be the OG of out celebrities.