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Women at Warp: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast

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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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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.

iTunes Ratings

179 Ratings
Average Ratings
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Great for all Trekkies!

By BMarston - May 11 2020
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I really enjoy this podcast. They have great gender analysis - not academic at all, very accessible. They are clearly Trek fans, which I appreciate. A nice bit of joy in my life.

Great podcast

By gayrak - Nov 20 2019
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Always wonderful topics and analysis! Look forward to every episode

iTunes Ratings

179 Ratings
Average Ratings
150
13
9
5
2

Great for all Trekkies!

By BMarston - May 11 2020
Read more
I really enjoy this podcast. They have great gender analysis - not academic at all, very accessible. They are clearly Trek fans, which I appreciate. A nice bit of joy in my life.

Great podcast

By gayrak - Nov 20 2019
Read more
Always wonderful topics and analysis! Look forward to every episode
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Women at Warp: A Roddenberry Star Trek Podcast

Latest release on Jun 29, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: 86: B'Elanna Torres - B'Lovin' it!

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Anika Dane joins us to discuss everyone's favorite half-Klingon engineer: B'Elanna Torres.  We discuss our first impressions, her journey throughout Voyager's seven seasons, and some of her key episodes including "Faces," "Blood Fever," and "Extreme Risk."

HOSTS

Grace, Jarrah and Sue

GUEST

Anika Dane

EDITOR

Jarrah

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Jun 04 2018

52mins

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Rank #2: 73: Disco Fever

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Our crew discusses the first half of of the first season of Star Trek: Discovery, and we’re joined by Davette See of Black Girl Nerds.

HOSTS

Andi, Sue

GUEST

Davette See - @mariavah

EDITOR

Andi

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Dec 03 2017

1hr 4mins

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Rank #3: 88: All the Rage - Toxic Fan Culture

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This week, the crew examines toxic fan culture and share their experiences, as well as possible causes and what we can all do to change attitudes.

HOSTS

Grace, Jarrah, and Sue

EDITOR

Andi

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Jul 02 2018

1hr 3mins

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Rank #4: S13: The Orville

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Sue gathered a panel of guests to discuss the first season of Seth MacFarlane’s "The Orville." We talk about expectations, first impressions, the cast, the show’s relationship to Star Trek, and then deep-dive into two episodes: "About a Girl" and "Cupid’s Dagger."

HOST Sue

GUESTS KC Ryan - @ThatKCRyan Sabriel Mastin - @Sabriality Tegan Hendrickson - @artful_username

EDITOR Sue

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Jan 22 2018

1hr 6mins

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Rank #5: 125: Trans-Ness in Trek

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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 Lace" to the importance of Dax as a trans icon.

HOSTS Grace, Jarrah

GUESTS Mara Elissa - @expectproblems

EDITOR Jarrah

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Nov 04 2019

1hr 9mins

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Rank #6: 85: Using Trek to Teach Empathy

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Our crew discusses Star Trek episodes like "Devil in the Dark," "Duet" and "I, Borg" that challenge the show’s characters - and viewers - to learn empathy.

HOSTS

Grace, Jarrah and Sue

EDITOR

Jarrah

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May 21 2018

54mins

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Rank #7: 77: Je m’appelle Hoshi Sato

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An accomplished linguist and communicator, Hoshi Sato played a key role on the Enterprise (and in the Mirror Universe). But there were also missed opportunities with her character. Join us for a discussion of her most memorable moments.

HOSTS

Sue, Jarrah, Grace

EDITOR

Jarrah

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Jan 29 2018

50mins

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Rank #8: 67: The Outcast: A Very Special Gay Episode

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We’re joined by Ami Angelwings from Escher Girls to talk about the TNG episode "The Outcast" and its portrayal of LGBTQIAP+ issues.

HOSTS

Andi, Grace, Sue

GUEST

Ami Angelwings - @ami_angelwings

EDITOR

Andi

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Email:  crew@womenatwarp.com

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Sep 10 2017

1hr

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Rank #9: 72: Sexual Assault in Star Trek: Part I

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We’re joined by Lucia to tackle a really tough topic - sexual assault against women and its depiction on Star Trek: TOS and TNG. [TW/CW for sexual assault].

HOSTS

Jarrah, Andi

GUEST

Dr. Lucia Lorenzi - @empathywarrior

EDITOR

Andi

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Nov 19 2017

1hr 5mins

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Rank #10: 68: "Unlikable" Women of Trek

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Kenna from Priority One joins us to talk about the women many Trek fans see as "unlikable," from Pulaski to Keiko to T’Pol. How is the idea of likability related to gender? Do women characters need to be likable? Are representations changing?

HOSTS

Jarrah, Sue, Grace

GUEST

Kenna

EDITOR

Jarrah

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Email:  crew@womenatwarp.com

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Sep 24 2017

1hr

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Rank #11: 3: Starfleet's Women in Command

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Jarrah, Sue and Grace discuss the Starfleet women who held the rank of captain, other than Captain Janeway, from the captain of the USS Saratoga in Star Trek IV to Erika Hernandez in Enterprise.

Hosts Jarrah, Sue, and Grace Editor Jarrah

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Apr 12 2015

45mins

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Rank #12: 108: Deanna Troi - Goddess of Empathy

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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

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Mar 25 2019

1hr 2mins

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Rank #13: 59: Sexual Agency in Star Trek

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How much are women in Star Trek able to make choices and act freely when it comes to sex? Our crew discusses this question and considers Trek's best and worst portrayals of women's sexuality. Content Note: Includes discussion of mature themes.

HOSTS

Jarrah, Grace, Sue

EDITOR

Jarrah

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May 21 2017

1hr

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Rank #14: 83: Book Club: IDW’s Starfleet Academy

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We chat about the 2015 IDW comic book miniseries Starfleet Academy, which targeted young adult readers with a story about a diverse team of Starfleet cadets, juxtaposed with a plotline about one of Kelvin Timeline Uhura’s Academy adventures.

HOSTS

Jarrah, Sue and Grace

EDITOR

Jarrah

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Apr 23 2018

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Rank #15: 107: You May Now Give Birth

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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

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Mar 11 2019

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Rank #16: 126: T'Pol Up in Your Business

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Our crew is joined by Kerry to talk about one of Star Trek’s most prominent Vulcan women - a science officer, XO and important force in Vulcan society; a daughter, mother, friend, and lover; often the focus of Enterprise’s allegory episodes: T’Pol.

HOSTS Sue, Grace, Jarrah

GUESTS Kerry - @kerrbearlib

EDITOR Jarrah

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Nov 18 2019

1hr 4mins

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Rank #17: 96: Lwax-Wanna Talk About It

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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

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Oct 08 2018

52mins

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Rank #18: S19: Remembering D.C. Fontana & René Auberjonois

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The crew takes a moment to remember D.C. Fontana and René Auberjonois, whom our Star Trek family lost last week.

Dec 09 2019

12mins

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Rank #19: 101: "The Inner Light"

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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

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Dec 17 2018

55mins

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Rank #20: 38: Disability and Ableism in Trek

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Special guest Karissa Mehr joins us to discuss how Trek has represented characters with physical disabilities, from Captain Pike to Melora, and of course Geordi La Forge.

HOSTS

Andi, Jarrah, and Sue

GUEST

Karissa Mehr

SHOW EDITOR

Jarrah

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Jul 31 2016

1hr 2mins

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