Tag: ableism

When Jules Took a Stand

In season five of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, the episode “Doctor Bashir, I Presume?” opens with Doctor Bashir getting the opportunity of a lifetime: the newest Emergency Medical Hologram will be modeled off of his appearance and personality. He…

Disabled Fans Talk Star Trek

shrits with kirk, uhura and spock in wheelchairs, holding phasers

That flutter of nerdy excitement you’ve been hearing across the internet is the sound of Trekkies like me geeking out over the tantalizing information we’ve been fed about Star Trek: Discovery, the new Star Trek series coming to CBS in…

Episode 38: Disability and Ableism in Trek

Melora and Geordi La Forge

Special guest Karissa Mehr joins us to discuss how Trek has represented characters with physical disabilities, from Captain Pike to Melora, and of course Geordi La Forge. Download now (right-click and save) Hosts: Jarrah, Sue and Andi Guest: Karissa Mehr…

Episode 18: Voy-oween

Happy Hallo-Women at Warp! This week we look at the most Halloween-y Voyager episodes: “Bride of Chaotica”, “The Haunting of Deck Twelve” and “The Thaw” and learn how Janeway > Fear.   Download Now (right-click and save) Notes and References: For more on…