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Women at Warp is a twice-monthly podcast where four women talk about Star Trek, its representations of women, contributions of women behind the scenes, and other fun Trek topics.

Women at Warp is a twice-monthly podcast where four women talk about Star Trek, its representations of women, contributions of women behind the scenes, and other fun Trek topics.
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United States

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Women at Warp is a twice-monthly podcast where four women talk about Star Trek, its representations of women, contributions of women behind the scenes, and other fun Trek topics.

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@womenatwarp

Language:

English


Episodes

112: “Cogenitor”

5/20/2019
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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 of transphobic violence and suicide. HOSTS Sue, Jarrah GUEST Jonathan Alexandratos - @jalexan Callie Wright - @calliegetsit EDITOR Jarrah Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook:...

Duration:01:06:48

111: Having a Disco Ball (Discovery Season 2)

5/6/2019
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Season 2 of Star Trek Discovery was jam-packed with new and reimagined characters, exciting action, plot twists and Emotions with a capital E. We discuss favorite moments, lingering questions, and what might be in store for our heroes in Season 3. HOSTS Jarrah and Sue GUESTS Mahogany - Mahogany Severia Cosplay Kenna – Priority One: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast EDITOR Jarrah Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook:...

Duration:01:03:22

110: Mary Chieffo, Mother of Klingons

4/22/2019
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The crew is joined by Mary Chieffo, L’Rell of Star Trek Discovery, to discuss her deep-dive into Trek canon, the changes in L’Rell’s character from Season 1 to 2, how her struggles in the Klingon Empire can reflect our own, and so much more. HOSTS Grace, Jarrah, Sue GUEST Mary Chieffo - @marythechief EDITOR Jarrah Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the...

Duration:01:01:27

109: Catsbutt - A Reimagining of “Catspaw”

4/8/2019
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The crew turns an eye to the TOS episode “Catspaw,” Trek’s Halloween Special. What worked? What didn’t? What would we change, given the opportunity? HOSTS Jarrah, Andi, 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 http://podcasts.roddenberry.com

Duration:00:36:52

108: Deanna Troi - Goddess of Empathy

3/25/2019
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Michele Specht of Star Trek Continues joins the crew to discuss the inimitable Deanna Troi. We talk through her iconic looks, steamy romances, broken creep-meter, and the themes her character and episodes evoked around femininity and strength. HOSTS Jarrah, Andi GUEST Michele Specht 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...

Duration:00:46:20

107: You May Now Give Birth

3/11/2019
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Special guest Anne Theriault joins us to talk about depictions of pregnancy and childbirth in Star Trek, covering both of Keiko’s pregnancies, Kes’ labour during time travel, Trip’s alien pregnancy, Ekora from “The Quickening”, “Friday’s Child” and more. HOSTS Jarrah and Sue GUEST Anne Theriault - @anne_theriault EDITOR Jarrah Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the...

Duration:01:03:48

S15: Gabbing with Gersha Phillips

3/4/2019
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Gersha Phillips joins Grace and Jarrah to discuss her work as Star Trek Discovery’s Costume Designer. They talk about updating classic sci-fi looks, a new take on the mirror universe, designing gender neutral costumes, unexpected challenges on set, cosplay, and more. HOSTS Grace and Jarrah GUEST Gersha Phillips EDITOR Sue Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the...

Duration:00:29:58

106: Book Club: Letters to Star Trek

2/25/2019
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Letters to Star Trek is a 1976 collection of fan mail received during the first run and early syndication of The Original Series. We pick our favorite letters and discuss Gene Roddenberry’s responses and how Trek, society and fan mail have changed since. HOSTS Jarrah, Sue and Grace EDITOR Jarrah 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...

Duration:00:54:09

105: O Captain, My Captain (Sisko)

2/11/2019
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It’s almost Valentine’s Day so we’re continuing our series on the Captains’ love lives, this time examining the romantic interests of the Emissary himself, Benjamin Sisko, from Jennifer Sisko to Kasidy Yates. HOSTS Grace, Sue and Jarrah EDITOR Jarrah 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...

Duration:00:59:33

104: "Retrospect"

1/28/2019
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Tackling one of our most-requested topics, our crew discusses the Star Trek: Voyager episode “Retrospect," in which Seven of Nine believes she was "violated" by an alien arms dealer. We cover the 1990s cultural context of the episode as well as how it ties in to rape myths and the challenges survivors face reporting assaults. Content Warning - If you have experienced a sexual assault and need support, please visit www.rainn.org or call their National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE...

Duration:00:55:58

103: Discovery’s Short Treks

1/14/2019
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Before Star Trek Discovery’s Season 2 premiere, the crew takes a look at the 4 Short Treks: Runaway, Calypso, The Brightest Star, and The Escape Artist. We discuss each short in detail, and examine the story, themes, and how they might tie in to future DSC episodes. HOSTS Andi, Jarrah, and Sue EDITORS Andi & Jarrah Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the...

Duration:00:53:38

103: Discovery’s Short Treks

1/14/2019
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Before Star Trek Discovery’s Season 2 premiere, the crew takes a look at the 4 Short Treks: Runaway, Calypso, The Brightest Star, and The Escape Artist. We discuss each short in detail, and examine the story, themes, and how they might tie in to future DSC episodes. HOSTS Andi, Jarrah, and Sue EDITORS Andi & Jarrah Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the...

Duration:00:53:38

102: Minor Characters, Major Impact

12/31/2018
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We share some of our (and your) favorite minor characters from across the Trek universe, the characters who shone in secondary roles and made us want to know more about them. HOSTS Grace, Jarrah, and 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 http://podcasts.roddenberry.com

Duration:01:01:17

101: "The Inner Light"

12/17/2018
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The crew takes a deep dive into one of TNG’s most loved episodes, "The Inner Light." We discuss several themes and issues raised by narrative, including trauma, consent, gaslighting, self-discovery, family, and "the theater of the mind." HOSTS Andi, Grace, Jarrah, and 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...

Duration:00:42:40

101: "The Inner Light"

12/17/2018
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The crew takes a deep dive into one of TNG’s most loved episodes, "The Inner Light." We discuss several themes and issues raised by narrative, including trauma, consent, gaslighting, self-discovery, family, and "the theater of the mind." HOSTS Andi, Grace, Jarrah, and 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...

Duration:00:42:40

100: Never Give Up, Never Surrender

12/3/2018
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Happy 100 Episodes! In celebration, we take a look at fan favorite film Galaxy Quest - Why we love it, why fandom loves it, and what it has to say about Star Trek and Trek fandom. By Grabthar’s Hammer, what an episode! HOSTS Andi, Grace, Jarrah, and 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...

Duration:00:52:06

99: Jadzia, My Beloved Old Friend

11/19/2018
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She's a young scientist who's also over 300 years old. She carries the memories of women and men, including a gymnast, a mathematician, a mother and a father, a pilot and a murderer. She's Jadzia Dax and this week we're joined (no pun intended) by Sarah Gulde to discuss her role and what she means to fans. HOSTS Jarrah, Grace, and Sue GUEST Sarah Gulde, @sarahmiyoko EDITOR Jarrah Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook:...

Duration:00:49:17

98: Fanfic Part 2 - Surfing the Web

11/5/2018
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We’re joined by ASC Award Winner B.A. Lopez to discuss fanfiction’s migration onto the internet, from net.startrek in 1982 through Archive of Our Own today, with a few stops along the way. We also talk about our own experiences in the fanfic community, as well as its demographics and culture. HOSTS Sue and Andi GUESTS B.A. Lopez EDITOR Sue Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support...

Duration:01:13:25

97: Citizenship and Immigration in Star Trek

10/22/2018
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We're joined by guests Michelle Zamanian and Shashank Avvaru to talk about citizenship, immigration and xenophobia in Star Trek. What does it mean to be a Federation citizen? How did Star Trek portray immigration and xenophobia and how does that relate to events in our world today? HOSTS Jarrah and Grace GUESTS Shashank Avvaru - @gutter_hero Michelle Zamanian - @mezamanian EDITOR Jarrah Send us your feedback! Email: crew@womenatwarp.com Twitter/Instagram:...

Duration:01:12:13

96: Lwax-Wanna Talk About It

10/8/2018
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She’s Daughter of the Fifth House, holder of the Sacred Chalice of Rixx, heir to the Holy Rings of Betazed. Who the hell are you? This week, the crew discusses the incomparable Ambassador Lwaxana Troi (Majel Barrett-Roddenberry). HOSTS Andi, Grace, and Jarrah 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...

Duration:00:39:13