George Takei (78)
Actor and gay rights advocate. 258,000 followers.
While Takei has a comparatively small number of followers, he makes up for it in authority. His humorous public service announcements, poking fun at anti-gay feeling among institutions and public figures have become famous. Read about Takei’s experience of being in one of California’s pre-Proposition 8 gay marriages in PinkNews.co.uk’s interview with him.