Author: Larissa Maestro

Larissa Maestro is musician, producer, composer, and cellist living in Nashville, TN who is usually the biggest Trekkie in a room full of dude guitar players. Her proudest musical moment to date was performing Beyoncé’s “Countdown” in a TNG captain’s uniform at QDP (Queer Dance Party) Prom. Find her music at You can also find her on Twitter @larissamaestro.

Star Trek’s Tragic Hybrids

Ziyal standing on the Promenade

All die-hard Star Trek fans have a memory of the first time their mind was blown by something in the franchise. Perhaps it was bearing witness to the first interracial kiss on television, or seeing an actor of your race…