La Forge, nice guys, and racism

After my last video about Star Trek, where I talked about consent, I decided there was another topic I needed to explore in more depth: Next Generation’s chief engineer Geordi La Forge. In particular, his unfortunate creepiness and “nice guy” qualities in two Trek episodes, “Booby Trap” and “Galaxy’s Child.” Both these episodes focus on... Continue Reading →

Consent in Star Trek

Content warning: discussion of rape and sexual assault Since I’ve been stuck at home because of the pandemic, I decided to watch Star Trek: Enterprise for the first time. While I love all the other Trek shows— Deep Space 9 is my favorite, and I’ve even seen all the Animated Series!— I just never gave... Continue Reading →

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