Author: Sarah Cooke

Sarah is a lifelong Star Trek fan, a writer for, and a lover of geeky pop culture. She has also written blogs, feature articles, and interviews for DC Comics, Fembot Magazine, Sequart Publishing, CBR, and more. Check out the Facebook group she co-founded here.

Star Trek’s Memorable Mentorships

  As Trekkies, most of us would probably agree that there are two aspects of our favorite franchise that set it apart in the world of science fiction. The first is Gene Roddenberry’s optimistic vision of the future. And the…

Kira Nerys and Women’s Anger

Kira looking angry and exasperated in "Emissary"

Over the last several years, Major Kira Nerys has become one of my very favorite Star Trek characters. She’s smart, outspoken, and deeply committed to the causes and people she cares about. But I wasn’t always her biggest fan. I…

Trek’s Non-Toxic Male Friendships

Spock and Kirk chatting, Kirk's arm around Spock

An important part of what makes Start Trek so great is the genuine affection the crewmembers feel for one another. They experience some pretty terrifying things together, and their loyalty to one another helps them pull through time and again.…