Kenna from Priority One joins us to talk about the women many Trek fans see as “unlikable,” from Pulaski to Keiko to T’Pol. How is the idea of likability related to gender? Do women characters need to be likable? Are representations changing?
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Hosts: Jarrah, Sue, Grace
Guest: Kenna – Priority One: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast
- “Not Here to Make Friends: On the importance of unlikable female protagonists” by Roxane Gay in Buzzfeed
- “Women who aren’t ‘likable’ still a tough sell in films” by Christy Grosz in the LA Times
- “In defense of unlikable women” by Kameron Hurley in Bitch
- “10 Habits of Unlikeable People” by Travis Bradberry at Entrepreneur