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An Actor’s Fight for LGBTQ Rights

WILSON CRUZ The Star Trek: Discovery actor broke barriers as an openly gay teen in My So-Called Life—now he wants to help others like him

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ACTOR

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LIVES

LOS ANGELES

TREKKIE LOVE

“I found out that I had closet Trekkies in my life!” says Cruz, 43, of playing Dr. Hugh Culber (part of the first gay couple in the franchise) on Star Trek: Discovery.

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