A Painful Discovery

“We knew that this was going to be shocking for an audience and for a community that has unfortunately been assaulted by this ‘bury your gays’ trope, but I’m an openly gay showrunner and my writing partner is nothing if…

Discovery Recap: Despite Yourself (Episode 10)

“Well, there’s me hoping I’d find a better version of myself over here.” -Lorca Previously on Star Trek: Discovery: Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green) stealthed her way onto the Klingon Ship of the Dead and found an only mostly dead Cornwell (Jayne Brook),…

Episode 67: The Outcast: A Very Special Gay Episode

We’re joined by Ami Angelwings from Escher Girls to talk about the TNG episode “The Outcast” and its portrayal of LGBTQIAP+ issues. Download Now (right-click and save) Hosts: Andi, Grace, Sue Guest: Ami Angelwings (@ami_angelwings) Editor: Andi Transcription: Susan 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,…

Asexuality in Star Trek

the Enterprise orbiting a planet

Apparently, everyone in the universe is sexual. At least, this is what Star Trek seems to tell us, since almost every person, race, android, and hologram we see throughout Star Trek is either inherently sexual or is marginalized for not…