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Lessons I learned from the women of Voyager

Janeway

Star Trek: Voyager premiered twenty-five years ago on January 16, 1995 and included three women in the main cast, the most to that point or since. I was barely nineteen, a motherless misfit embarking on a journey of self-discovery in…

Episode 86: B’Elanna Torres – B’Lovin’ it!

Anika Dane joins us to discuss everyone’s favorite half-Klingon engineer: B’Elanna Torres. We discuss our first impressions, her journey throughout Voyager’s seven seasons, and some of her key episodes including “Faces,” “Blood Fever,” and “Extreme Risk.” Download Now (right-click and save)…

Finding Female STEM Mentors in Star Trek

Star Trek has been impacting the lives of fans for over 50 years now as a symbol of exploration, society, technology and more. When we discuss the lack of diversity in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields, “representation” and…

Episode 59: Sexual Agency in Star Trek

Lauren from "Statistical Probabilities" lounging on a bed

How much are women in Star Trek able to make choices and act freely when it comes to sex? Our crew discusses this question and considers Trek’s best and worst portrayals of women’s sexuality. Content Note: Includes discussion of mature themes. Download…

The Thaw’s Fatal Flaw

  You probably remember it as “the clown episode.” Set near the end of Voyager’s second season, “The Thaw” features a classic Delta Quadrant scenario: Janeway & Co. stumble upon people in need, try to help them, and end up…