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Episode 140: “Facets” of Dax

The crew picks up the jewelers loupe to better examine the “Facets” of Jadzia Dax, as her former hosts embody her friends on Deep Space 9, and talk about mentorship, bodily autonomy, gender, imposter syndrome, and more. This episode is…

Episode 125: Trans-ness in Trek

We’re joined by two great guests to explore examples of sex and gender change and trans allegories from the Star Trek universe – from Kirk and Lester’s body swap in “Turnabout Intruder” and Quark’s turn as Lumba in “Profit and…

A Future Free From Slut-Shaming

In Trek’s bold future, women work on the bridges of starships; lead resistance cells; are engineers, botanists, doctors, mental health professionals, captains, admirals; and so much more. Though beyond the autonomy afforded these great professional accomplishments, do Trek women have…

Episode 99: Jadzia, My Beloved Old Friend

She’s a young scientist who’s also over 300 years old. She carries the memories of women and men, including a gymnast, a mathematician, a mother and a father, a pilot and a murderer. She’s Jadzia Dax and this week we’re…

Episode 74: Blood Oath: Thank You For Being a PetaQ

Our crew discusses the DS9 episode “Blood Oath” including its cultural influences, portrayal of albinism, and where it fits in both Klingon and Dax mythology. Download Now (right-click and save)  Hosts: Grace, Sue, Jarrah Editor: Andi Transcription: Lydia – @moon_babes_, facebook.com/moonbabesart Download…

When I transitioned, I looked to Dax

It was late last year. I was re-watching one of my favourite TV shows, curled up on the couch, coping with uncomfortable hormonal issues and just generally wanting some escapism. Then a certain episode involving my favourite character came on,…

Episode 41: “Rejoined”

Jadzia Dax and Lenara Kahn kiss

In “Rejoined,” Jadzia Dax challenges a Trill taboo by “reassociating” with a former host’s love. Special guest Lisa of The Prolific Trek joins us to discuss Trill society of the future, and the allegory to how humans treat same-sex relationships today.…