A Future Free From Slut-Shaming

In Trek’s bold future, women work on the bridges of starships; lead resistance cells; are engineers, botanists, doctors, mental health professionals, captains, admirals; and so much more. Though beyond the autonomy afforded these great professional accomplishments, do Trek women have…

Episode 99: Jadzia, My Beloved Old Friend

She’s a young scientist who’s also over 300 years old. She carries the memories of women and men, including a gymnast, a mathematician, a mother and a father, a pilot and a murderer. She’s Jadzia Dax and this week we’re…

Episode 74: Blood Oath: Thank You For Being a PetaQ

Our crew discusses the DS9 episode “Blood Oath” including its cultural influences, portrayal of albinism, and where it fits in both Klingon and Dax mythology. Download Now (right-click and save)  Hosts: Grace, Sue, Jarrah Editor: Andi Transcription: Lydia – @moon_babes_, facebook.com/moonbabesart Download…

When I transitioned, I looked to Dax

It was late last year. I was re-watching one of my favourite TV shows, curled up on the couch, coping with uncomfortable hormonal issues and just generally wanting some escapism. Then a certain episode involving my favourite character came on,…

Episode 41: “Rejoined”

Jadzia Dax and Lenara Kahn kiss

In “Rejoined,” Jadzia Dax challenges a Trill taboo by “reassociating” with a former host’s love. Special guest Lisa of The Prolific Trek joins us to discuss Trill society of the future, and the allegory to how humans treat same-sex relationships today.…