George Takei Gives Alabama 'The Finger' Over Gay Marriage Ruling With Social Media Campaign

March 4, 2015 11:51 PM

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"Star Trek" icon George Takei is lending a hand -- or, rather, a finger -- to the battle for marriage equality in Alabama by helping to launch a social media effort in protest of that state's halt on same-sex marriages earlier this week.

The actor and outspoken lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights activist shared a photo of himself with his husband, Brad Takei, on Instagram and Twitter calling for his followers to give Alabama "the wedding finger" in response to the state's apparent backtracking on marriage equality.

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