As a Trekkie, as a feminist, as everything! The parallels to both inter-racial relations and even same-sex relations are clear, and they are metaphorically explored through such human-alien encounters and the difficulties of loving across species lines. The couple would demand that Trill culture re-evaluate the way in which it values multiple, short experiences over the unknown potential of a love that transcends many lifetimes. I think the time in which it came out prevented too much exploration into it, it would be nice, now that the Star Trek reboots are happening, if we saw a Trill and with more freedom a movie provides they could explore it a little bit more. The host of the Trill Odan becomes ill and dies. Posted February 8, at
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She is restored to her original androgynous subjectivity and the love affair ceases. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. And yet, we search, and sometimes we find. Riley Silverman wants to play a transgender member of Starfleet so badly. My ability to connect with characters is not solely defined by my own preferences. Ultimately, however, Star Trek cannot be considered libertarian because of its embrace of socialism.
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Provided that she is as straight as her embarrassment tells us, wouldn't such a request be just the same as the absurd demand that gay or lesbian teenagers reconsider their sexual orientation? The Regent answers Mirror Garak's implicit offer to please him with the words "You are not my type". Star Fleet characters, such as Captain Picard, boast that the Federation has no currency and that humans are no longer motivated by material gain and do not engage in capitalist economic transactions. Pets are ballooning in weight as owners refuse to walk them in the heat amid Whatever obfuscation there may have been, it's now gone. But better late than never. Kira can not understand why Dax and Kahn can not simply "pick up where they left off", but Bashir explains that it is strictly against the rules of Trill society to acknowledge it in any way.
One of them was a regular character who had never before shown interest in women. The taboo came from a sci-fi construct. Humans, while still occasionally at philosophical odds, are generally getting along, often working together to better themselves and to find egalitarian solutions to their mutual problems. While I watched very little of it, my sources tell me there were no episodes with any queer content, either straight up ha ha or sub rosa. Whenever Star Trek explored sexual diversity, it hid beneath the cloak of androgynous extraterrestrials.