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Episode 173: “The Offspring”

The Offspring

Blue joins us for a deep dive on TNG’s “The Offspring,” including a look at how the episode evolved from the initial pitch, and queer, trans and neurodivergent readings of the story. This episode is brought to you by Text…

Episode 112: “Cogenitor”

In “Cogenitor” the Enterprise NX-01 crew encounters a species that requires a “third gender” to procreate. We discuss our impressions of this episode as an allegory for trans issues and to what extent it holds up today. Content note: Discussion…

A Painful Discovery

“We knew that this was going to be shocking for an audience and for a community that has unfortunately been assaulted by this ‘bury your gays’ trope, but I’m an openly gay showrunner and my writing partner is nothing if…