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June 25, 2012

Star Trek icon joined by ousted lesbian troop leader Jennifer Tyrrell

The fact that gays are not allowed to participate in the Boy Scouts of America didn't stop one of the most famous gay men in the US from wearing his Scouts uniform in the New York City Pride Parade on Sunday.

George Takei, best known as Sulu on the original Star Trek television series and first batch of feature films, road on the back of a red convertible with Jennifer Tyrrell who was has emerged as the face of the fight against the Scout's anti-gay policy.