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John Cho’s Sulu is Star Trek’s first openly gay crewmember

John Cho’s Sulu is Star Trek’s first openly gay crewmember

“Star Trek” is making it official: Helmsman of the USS Enterprise, Hikaru Sulu, is gay. The reveal is a nod to the original Sulu, actor George Takei, longtime LGBT activist and deliverer of the famous Takei, “Oh my.”

For its third installment in the reboot series, “Star Trek Beyond” will reveal that Sulu — now played by actor John Cho — is the franchise’s first LGBT main crewmember.

In an interview with Australia’s

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