Author: Sam Hill

Sam Hill is a systems librarian in Austin, TX. She shares an empathic connection with her cats. Some of her favorite things are vegan ice cream, horror films, comic books, and art. Her absolute favorite TNG episode is “Measure of a Man” and she is probably part Betazoid.

Deanna Troi and the Dialectic of Femininity

Empathy is power. This is what Deanna Troi, counselor of the USS Enterprise, teaches us. Unfortunately, since we are still living pre-Fully Automated Luxury Gay Space Communism, this message is lost on the hordes of misogynistic Star Trek fans who…