Tag: the outcast

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…

Episode 67: The Outcast: A Very Special Gay Episode

We’re joined by Ami Angelwings from Escher Girls to talk about the TNG episode “The Outcast” and its portrayal of LGBTQIAP+ issues. Download Now (right-click and save) Hosts: Andi, Grace, Sue Guest: Ami Angelwings (@ami_angelwings) Editor: Andi Transcription: Susan Download…

It’s Not Easy Being a Queer Star Trek Fan

It’s not easy being a queer Star Trek fan. The franchise has been praised for its diverse representation but hasn’t had a recurring on-screen queer character in 50 years – they’ve all been portrayed as cisgendered and heterosexual.* Since Star…