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Women at Warp: A Star Trek Podcast

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 six 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.

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237: P’Jem-a Party ("The Andorian Incident")
We’re joined by Jamie from the Enterprisesplaining podcast to talk about “The Andorian Incident,” from the theme of cultural tourism to the treatment of T’Pol and the delightful Shran-ness of it all.  HOSTS Jarrah Aliza GUEST Jamie, @uajamie, host of Enterprisesplaining  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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp
50:25 5/27/24
236: Native Perspectives on the Maquis
Listener Etawi and Writer/Cartoonist Alina Pete join Grace to discuss the Maquis from a Native perspective, what better representation could look like in Trek, and what exactly they think of Chakotay. HOST Grace GUESTS Etawi Alina Pete 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp
50:37 5/13/24
235: Dr. Una McCormack Interview
Jarrah and Sue sit down with Dr. Una McCormack, author of many Star Trek novels based on several of the shows.  We talk Cardassians (of course), the potential outlook of an average Federation citizen, recommended reading - plus a little Doctor Who and Blake’s 7 - and a whole lot more. HOSTS Jarrah Sue GUEST Dr. Una McCormack (https://unamccormack.co.uk/) 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp
59:05 4/29/24
234: How Does the Federation Economy Work?
In Star Trek’s post-scarcity vision of the future, how does their economy work? How do they trade? We’re joined by experts Martine G. Ræstad and Manu Saadia (author of Trekonomics) to discuss the technological and social forces shaping Star Trek’s economic utopia. HOST Jarrah GUESTS Martine G. Ræstad, @mechamarty Manu Saadia, author of Trekonomics: The Economics of Star Trek  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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp
63:27 4/15/24
233: Neurotransmitters of Doom ("Man of the People")
It’s yet another episode where a creepy guy preys on Troi. But as we discuss, TNG’s “Man of the People” is also a surprisingly good jumping off point for discussion of more feminist themes, like emotional labor and aging women’s sexuality.  HOSTS Jarrah Andi Sue 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp
51:38 4/1/24
232: Star Trek Adventures: What's To Come
From Modiphius Entertainment, Head of Brand Samantha Webb and Community Manager April Hill join us to discuss what’s coming in the second edition of Star Trek Adventures.  Plus, how STA is guided by the ideals of IDIC in both story and character creation - and much more!   HOSTS Aliza Pearl Jarrah Hodge   GUESTS Samantha Webb - @RPGWebby April Hill - @AprilNicoleHill    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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp  
59:12 3/18/24
231: Amanda Grayson: Mother, Teacher, Fashion Icon
We discuss Amanda Grayson from her first appearance in TOS to her current iteration in SNW - as mom to Spock and Michael and wife to Sarek, but also as a human living on Vulcan, a teacher, and occasional badass.    HOST Jarrah   GUESTS Jody - Ladies Who Trek Sherri - @anchoredpisces   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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp  
55:32 3/4/24
230: Trek References in Other Media
Join Kennedy and Andi as they talk through some of their favorite references to Star Trek seen in other media, as well as an overall discussion of the impact Trek has had on the general media landscape. HOSTS Kennedy  Andi 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp
60:12 2/19/24
229: Anglo-American Empire in Star Trek
We’re joined by Dr. Fiona Davidson to talk about how the United Federation of Planets embodies the supposedly universal morality of Anglo-American empire, how this has manifested across the franchise, and where there’s been challenges to that worldview. HOSTS Jarrah Andi GUEST Dr. Fiona Davidson 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp
67:36 2/5/24
228: In the Pale Moonlight
Join Kennedy, Aliza and Derek Attico - author of “The Autobiography of Benjamin Sisko” - as they unpack “In the Pale Moonlight” and discuss the moral dilemmas that Captain Sisko struggles with, as well as extrapolating what made Ben Sisko into the captain and man that leads Deep Space Nine. HOSTS Kennedy Aliza GUEST Derek Attico 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp
41:59 1/22/24
227: New Lightyear, New Me: Character Growth in Star Trek
Personal growth can come in many forms: from dialing it back on the uncomfortable swagger around your coworkers, to realizing not all of your problems can be roundhouse kicked, to learning all of science to overcome isolation and boredom. As we enter the new year let's take a break from humoring our loved ones resolutions and regretting the ones we’ve already broken to think about growth. Join Grace, Sue, and Jarrah as they talk character growth in its many forms throughout Star Trek. HOSTS Grace Jarrah Sue EDITOR Sue Send us your feedback! Email:  crew@womenatwarp.com Instagram: @womenatwarp Facebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the Show on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/womenatwarp Visit our TeePublic Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp
53:38 1/8/24
226: Animal Rights in Star Trek
Star Trek talks a lot about respect for sentient life, but what does this mean for the treatment of animals in the Federation and beyond? Anika from Antimatter Pod joins us to talk about how Trek portrays animals as food, pets, workers and more! HOSTS Andi Sue Jarrah GUEST Anika - @antimatterpod (https://antimatterpod.com/) and https://linktr.ee/pixiedane  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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp
58:01 12/25/23
225: Diversity and Progressivism in Star Trek
It’s possible for a piece of media to feature diverse characters but not convey a progressive message, and vice versa. We’re joined by Subrina from SyFy Sistas to look at examples of this in Trek, and where the franchise has successfully combined the two. HOSTS Jarrah  Kennedy GUEST Subrina Wood – @SyfySistas 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp
70:58 12/11/23
224: Lower Decks: Season 4
Join us as we talk all things Lower Decks: Season 4 - Character development, universe-building, the exciting returns of some of our favorite Trek characters, and ofc how Mariner sits weird in chairs. HOSTS Andi Sue 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp
61:39 11/27/23
223: Captain Kirk, Space Queen ("Turnabout Intruder")
Join us and special guest Claire for an examination of the infamous episode of Turnabout Intruder! What is it saying, both intentionally and unintentionally, about gender and queerness? How have readings of the episode changed over time? HOSTS Andi Jarrah GUEST Claire 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp
65:28 11/13/23
S32: Indiginerds
Join editor, writer, and cartoonist Alina Pete and Grace as they discuss the upcoming Iron Circus Comics anthology Indiginerds: Tales of Modern Indigenous Life. The anthology explores the many forms of intersections between First Nations Peoples, pop culture, and media.  HOST Grace GUEST Alina Pete (They/Them)  EDITOR Jarrah 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp
45:48 11/9/23
222: Strike!
Join us as we discuss the impacts of the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strike, on our podcasting, on labor, and on entertainment, including interviews with Robert Duncan McNeill and Anthony Rapp. HOSTS Andi Sue Aliza Kennedy GUESTS Robert Duncan McNeill - @robertdmcneill Anthony Rapp - @albinokid 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp
83:55 8/28/23
221: Starfleet Brats
Katie and Markeia join us for a discussion of Starfleet “Brats” - the children of active officers - focusing on Wesley Crusher, Jake Sisko, and Naomi Wildman.  Why do they all have single parents?  How do they cope in dangerous situations?  Do they feel pressure to follow in their parent’s footsteps?   HOSTS Sue Jarrah GUESTS Katie Utke (she/they) Markeia McCarty (she/they) 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp
64:15 7/10/23
220: Black Pain in Trek: Part I
Listen as Kennedy, Grace and Aliza start to unpack how Star Trek portrays Black trauma, from the underdevelopment of Travis Mayweather, to Michael Burnham and Ben Sisko having to “earn” their captaincy.  HOSTS Kennedy Aliza Grace 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp
56:39 6/26/23
219: Quarkin’ 9 to 5 (“Bar Association”)
In response to a poll of our listeners on Patreon, we talk about Deep Space Nine’s “Bar Association” and how it relates to labor organizing and workers’ rights today, including connections to the WGA strike. HOSTS Jarrah Grace GUEST Nicole Seguin 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp
63:14 6/12/23
218: Kasidy Yates - Not all Captains Wear Pips
Grace and Kennedy talk about the compassion and enduring appeal of Captain, love interest, and baseball fan Kasidy Yates.  HOSTS Grace Kennedy 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp
51:00 5/29/23
217: Festive Hairbands and Air Jordans (“Learning Curve”)
Tuvok takes Andi, Grace, and guest Claire for a little jog around Voyager to talk about the episode “Learning Curve.” What would better accommodation for struggling crew members look like? What is it with Starfleet’s “fit in or get out”-ism? And just HOW festive actually is Crewmen Henley’s hairband? HOSTS Grace Andi GUEST/S Claire - @isolinearchip_ 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp
59:04 5/15/23
216: Picard Season 3
The crew takes a look at the final season of Star Trek: Picard, from the nostalgic to the new - what we liked, what we didn’t, and what we still have questions about. HOSTS Sue Jarrah Kennedy 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp
69:38 5/1/23
215: Star Trek Resurrections
What happens after we die? On Star Trek, it could be a transfer of your katra or symbiont into a new host, being uploaded into an android body, a trip on the Barge of the Dead, or one of the many other sci-fi possibilities we discuss in this episode. HOSTS Jarrah Grace 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp
52:14 4/17/23
214: Trek Court of Space Law
From military tribunals to criminal trials, there have been many dramatic courtroom moments on Star Trek, and we discuss what these episodes say about the legal framework of the Federation. HOSTS Andi Sue GUEST Amanda 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp
58:48 4/3/23
213: Nasty Brains and AquaNet (“Gamesters of Triskelion”)
Three podcast thralls have been selected to look back on “The Gamesters of Triskelion” - an iconic TOS episode with a lot of problematic elements when analyzed with a modern lens.  We discuss the episode, how interpretations change over time, and whether core messages still hold up.  And as always, we’ll watch the lights in the sky.   Content Warning:  Discussions of violence, slavery, sexual assault, and transphobia.   HOSTS Sue Grace Kennedy   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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp  
53:33 3/20/23
212: Detective Crusher (“Suspicions”)
Our crew takes a close look at the Season 6 TNG episode “Suspicions.” We talk about the guest characters and how they break with Trek racial stereotypes, and look at how Beverly Crusher sciences, solves crime, and kicks butt.  Content warning: Suicide Spoiler alert: Around minute 44:00, light spoilers for Star Trek: Picard Season 3, Episode 3 HOSTS Kennedy Jarrah EDITOR Jarrah 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp
50:04 3/6/23
211: Black Planet: Starfleet Edition
Black Planet was one of the earliest social media sites, created in 1999, and was geared towards Black Americans. In honor of Black History Month, Aliza and Kennedy do the important historical work of figuring out what's on the Black Planet profiles of several prominent Black Star Trek characters. Doing it for the culture, of course. HOSTS Aliza Pearl Kennedy Allen 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp
66:40 2/20/23
210: Trekocracy: How the Federation is Governed
How does the Federation ensure equity and individual rights on member planets? How much power does Starfleet have? How does the council work? We nerd out on the topic of Federation governance, reviewing what we know and speculating on what we don’t.  HOSTSJarrahAndi GUESTSRachelleRobert EDITORAndi Send us your feedback!Email:  crew@womenatwarp.comTwitter/Instagram: @womenatwarpFacebook: http://facebook.com/womenatwarp Support the Show on Patreon:http://www.patreon.com/womenatwarp Visit our TeePublic Store:https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp
60:03 2/6/23
209: Bi/Pan Representation in Star Trek
Join us as the crew discusses the ups and downs of the bisexual and pansexual representation in Star Trek, including some of the harmful stereotypes portrayed that cause real world harm. HOSTS Andi Grace Sue 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 Store: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/womenatwarp
56:39 1/23/23

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