Episode 44: It’s Not Easy Being Green

vina as green dancing orion girl

The Orion slave girl has been one of the most iconic and controversial figures in Star Trek since the original pilot 50 years ago. Now, we put a feminist lens on the early “green skinned space babes” and their more modern incarnations in Enterprise and Star Trek Continues.

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Hosts: Jarrah, Sue and Grace

Editor: Jarrah

Transcription: Rebecca – @carolinalady

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  2 comments for “Episode 44: It’s Not Easy Being Green

  1. Trixie Dalek
    October 24, 2016 at 3:23 am

    I think she was institutionalised for being a sexual woman. I think she was abused leading to her combine sexual diversion and attack/self-preservation.

  2. July 15, 2017 at 1:04 pm

    About the MAC choices for their ad campaign: images of Lwaxana Troi would have been a great choice, to open their market to women over 40. She was glamorous always.

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