It's Okay To Be Takei

from The King's Lute by Cat Faber

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I wrote this because of Tennessee's “don't say gay” bill that prohibited teachers from mentioning gays at all, and George Takei's offer to let teachers substitute his name instead, which I thought was a great idea.


It's Okay To Be Takei
lyrics and melody by Catherine Faber, 2011

Some boys love boys, some girls love girls
It's simply how they're made
They too are normal kids, who shouldn't
Have to be afraid

It's okay to be Takei
Some folks are just that way
It's always right to say
It's okay to be Takei

We all have things in common
We're none of us the same
Our differences and samenesses
Were never cause for shame

The way your heart is structured
Is something you can't choose
But keep this knowledge with you
Like a light of many hues.

The wide green earth beneath you,
The open sky above--
Of all the things life offers,
The best was always love


from The King's Lute, released July 28, 2012




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I write music about science fiction and fantasy subjects, commonly referred to as "filk."

I write much faster than I can record. Recent songs may be found at my website--the URL is given below.

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