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A groundbreaking bi-weekly podcast committed to examining Star Trek from a feminist perspective, exploring Intersectional Diversity in Infinite Combinations with a rotating crew of seven hosts. Tune in for everything from episode and character analysis to history of women behind the scenes and in fan culture to discussion of larger themes and messages throughout the franchise. Part of Roddenberry Podcasts.

A groundbreaking bi-weekly podcast committed to examining Star Trek from a feminist perspective, exploring Intersectional Diversity in Infinite Combinations with a rotating crew of seven hosts. Tune in for everything from episode and character analysis to history of women behind the scenes and in fan culture to discussion of larger themes and messages throughout the franchise. Part of Roddenberry Podcasts.

Location:

United States

Description:

A groundbreaking bi-weekly podcast committed to examining Star Trek from a feminist perspective, exploring Intersectional Diversity in Infinite Combinations with a rotating crew of seven hosts. Tune in for everything from episode and character analysis to history of women behind the scenes and in fan culture to discussion of larger themes and messages throughout the franchise. Part of Roddenberry Podcasts.

Twitter:

@womenatwarp

Language:

English


Episodes

153: Memorable Meals in Trek

11/30/2020
‘Tis the season to discuss some of Star Trek’s most memorable meal scenes, from tense diplomatic negotiations to first time dates with your favorite Cardassian tailor. Andi, Grace and Sarah talk about their favorite food scenes of Trek. HOSTS Andi, Grace, and Sarah EDITOR Andi Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the Show on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/womenatwarp Visit...

Duration:00:38:45

152: Comfort Trek

11/16/2020
2020 is challenging, but Star Trek has got our back. Grace and Jarrah discuss the best episodes to watch when the world gets to be a little too much and you’re looking for either catharsis or distraction. HOSTS Grace and Jarrah EDITOR Andi Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the Show on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/womenatwarp Visit our TeePublic...

Duration:02:04:45

151: Body Diversity and Inclusivity

11/2/2020
Callie joins us to discuss body diversity and inclusivity (or lack thereof) in the Star Trek Universe - specifically focusing on disability, transness, and size - from what we’ve seen and hope to see on screen to behind-the-scenes accounts and examples in fandom. HOSTS Andi, Kennedy, Sue GUEST/S Callie Wright - @calliegetsit @queersplaining EDITOR Andi Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook:...

Duration:00:48:38

150: Lower Decks Season 1

10/19/2020
A new ship, new characters, and more Trek references than you can shake a bat’leth at! Kennedy, Andi, Grace, and Sarah review the first season of Lower Decks and discuss what they hope to see in Season 2. Badgey, put down that kni- HOSTS Kennedy Andi Grace Sarah EDITOR Andi Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the Show on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/womenatwarp Visit our...

Duration:02:27:00

S21: Talking Trek with Jackie Cox

10/12/2020
Trekkie and drag performer Jackie Cox joins us to talk about all things Trek. We discuss the franchise’s costume aesthetic, how its storytelling attracts marginalized fans, the history and future of representation in Star Trek, and more. HOSTS Andi Sue GUEST Jackie Cox - @JackieCoxNYC EDITOR Andi Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the Show on...

Duration:02:07:03

149: Beverly Crushin' It

10/5/2020
Nick and Jenny join us for an in-depth look at Dr. Beverly Crusher (Gates McFadden), from the genesis of the character to directing “Genesis.” We discuss Crusher’s role as the moral center of the crew, her position as a leader and mentor, the care she gives her patients, and the gender politics on both the Enterprise and the Paramount lot. Content note: transphobia. HOSTS Sue Andi GUESTS Nick Manchester - @Native_Orchid Jenny Beck-Esmay, MD - @jbeckesmay EDITOR Andi Send us your...

Duration:00:46:31

S20: Success from Open Submissions

9/28/2020
Donna Cromeans and Toni Marberry join us to talk about their experiences with Star Trek’s famed Open Script Submissions Policy; from story inspiration to a pitch meeting in LA, to seeing their ideas on screen. HOST Sue GUEST/S Donna Cromeans Toni Marberry EDITOR Sue Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the Show on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/womenatwarp Visit our TeePublic...

Duration:01:03:16

148: Jailhouse Trek

9/21/2020
Activist and lawyer Adrienne Smith joins us to talk about incarceration in Star Trek, from Dominion prison fight club to Rura Penthe. What are the messages in these scenes and how does the Federation’s own penal system stacks up against its stated ideals? HOSTS Jarrah, Kennedy GUEST Adrienne - @vanalias (they/them/their) EDITOR Andi Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the Show on...

Duration:01:06:08

147: Yentl in Space: Women Religious Leaders in Trek

9/7/2020
We’re joined by historian, activist, and Trekkie Blair Imani to discuss the women religious leaders we see throughout Star Trek - from Nuria to Kai Winn to Zani - as well as Trek’s representation of human religion in the 22nd Century and beyond. HOSTS Grace, Sarah, Sue GUEST Blair Imani - @BlairImani EDITOR Andi Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the Show on...

Duration:01:06:27

146: "Balance of Terror"

8/24/2020
The crew takes a deep dive into "Balance of Terror," widely considered one of Star Trek’s best. We discuss themes of duty, bigotry, xenophobia, and war; parallels to WW2 and Cold War stories; the introduction of the Romulans (and Mark Lenard); Uhura taking over at navigation; and much more! HOSTS Sue, Kennedy, Andi EDITOR Andi Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the Show on...

Duration:00:44:04

145: Women at Warp: The Next Generation

8/10/2020
Women at Warp is excited to announce the addition of three new hosts to the regular crew rotation: Kennedy Allen, Sarah Gulde, and Aliza Pearl. These “Next Generation” hosts introduce themselves and talk about their favorite women characters. HOSTS Kennedy, Sarah, Aliza EDITOR Andi Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the Show: http://www.patreon.com/womenatwarp Check out our TeePublic...

Duration:00:46:24

144: Deep Space Bob Ross (Art & Artists in Trek)

7/27/2020
We’re joined by guest Amanda Wong to talk about Star Trek’s in-universe artists and their art. We discuss Marla McGivers’ dictator portraits, Kira’s attempts at sculpture, Jake’s writing, and themes like political art and works by artificial lifeforms like Data. HOSTS Grace and Jarrah GUEST Amanda Wong - https://twitter.com/amandawtwong EDITOR Jarrah Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support...

Duration:01:01:08

143: Grilka, L’Rell, and Mary Chieffo

7/13/2020
Mother of Klingons Mary Chieffo returns to the show for a deep dive into the role of women in Klingon culture. We discuss the Klingon fixation with Honor, how Klingon women have succeeded despite the patriarchy, and how the Klingon women who came before helped to inform the characterization of L’Rell. This episode is brought to you by Text Expander. Visit textexpander.com/podcast to save 20% on your first year. HOST Sue GUEST Mary Chieffo - https://twitter.com/marythechief Kennedy...

Duration:01:14:04

142: Well, Here We Yar

6/29/2020
Raised on an lawless colony world, Tasha Yar dedicated her too-short life to order and justice. This week we discuss Tasha’s origins and plumb the depths of her most memorable moments, from “The Naked Now” to “Yesterday’s Enterprise.” We have partnered with several other Star Trek podcasts and fansites for the #TrekkiesTogether campaign. This campaign is about coming together as a community to support those fighting for racial justice and working to build a more equal future. As part of...

Duration:02:08:05

141: Ooo, You’re My Best Friend

6/15/2020
The crew chats about what makes a good friendship, onscreen and off, and the best of the best friendships in Star Trek, as well as those we wish we got to see more of and some missed opportunities. We have partnered with several other Star Trek podcasts and fansites for the #TrekkiesTogether campaign. This campaign is about coming together as a community to support those fighting for racial justice and working to build a more equal future. As part of this campaign, Women at Warp has made a...

Duration:00:44:20

140: “Facets” of Dax

6/1/2020
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 brought to you by Text Expander. Visit textexpander.com/podcast to save 20% on your first year. HOSTS Jarrah, Andi, Grace, Sue EDITOR Andi Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook:...

Duration:02:02:35

139: O Captain, My Captain (Janeway)

5/18/2020
It’s time to take another look at a captain’s love life. This time, we’re talking about those characters who grabbed Kathryn Janeway’s attention, from Mark to Kashyk to Jaffen; and even some of those ‘ships that never left port, like Chakotay or Seven of Nine. HOSTS Grace, Jarrah, Sue GUEST Charlynn Schmiedt - @ohtheprofanity EDITOR Andi Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the...

Duration:02:29:57

138: Unpopular Star Trek Opinions

5/4/2020
Is Data over-used? Is the Prime Directive an excuse to turn a blind eye to inconvenient problems? Is “The Wrath of Khan” overrated? Should Tuvix have returned to the Alpha Quadrant with Voyager? The crew discusses some “unpopular” Star Trek opinions, from us and our listeners. This episode is brought to you by Text Expander. Visit textexpander.com/podcast to save 20% on your first year. HOSTS Grace, Jarrah, Sue EDITOR Andi Send us your feedback! Email:...

Duration:02:15:07

137: Book Club - The Last Best Hope

4/20/2020
Our crew dives into Una McCormack’s Star Trek Picard tie-in novel, “The Last Best Hope,” discussing the additional character and story background it provides and parallels to today’s geopolitical and social issues. HOSTS Andi, Jarrah, Sue EDITOR Andi Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the Show: http://www.patreon.com/womenatwarp Find more from the Roddenberry Podcast Network at...

Duration:00:38:13

136: Picard Season 1

4/6/2020
In this super-sized episode, Jamala joins Jarrah and Sue to look back at the first season of Star Trek: Picard. We discuss overall impressions; new and returning characters; themes of xenophobia, mental health, queer representation, government corruption, sexuality; and SO much more. This episode is brought to you by Text Expander. Visit textexpander.com/podcast to save 20% on your first year. HOSTS Jarrah, Sue GUEST Jamala Henderson @jamnhen EDITOR Andi Send us your...

Duration:02:57:36