Tag: motherhood

Fetus Trek: Body Parts and Womb Rentals

Phlox examines Trip Tucker

There are certain episodes Trekkies will never forget. An episode that continues to live on in fandom infamy is Enterprise’s “Unexpected,” also known as the time Charles “Trip” Tucker III was impregnated by a female Xyrillian engineer named Ah’len. In…

The Seska Problem: Pregnancy as Manipulation

Seska and her baby

  Let’s face it, Star Trek can have really bad luck with women. Whether it’s being seduced by salt-sucking shapeshifters or being so damned suave that an intergalactic peace offering bonds to you, the moment our illustrious men get rose-colored glasses…

Episode 43: Book Club: Born With Teeth by Kate Mulgrew

Cover art for Episode 43

Our crew shares personal reactions to Kate Mulgrew’s memoir Born With Teeth, a book that includes the actress’ intimate thoughts on motherhood, adoption, and sexual assault. With guest Amy Imhoff of Shoes and Starships. Download now (right-click and save) Hosts: Sue,…