THE EXPLANATION: Due to technical difficulties the recording of the episode failed. So we have decided that while this is not a completely lost episode, like episode #069, you should have been there for the live broadcast.
Here are the topics we talked about.
I stand by the comments I have made in numerous conversations before; yes there have been other gay characters in the Star Trek universe. They have been in the books that are associated with the franchise and are actual characters that contribute to the story line. One you have even seen in a major film production. But their homosexuality has NEVER gotten this much attention.
I AM CONCERNED WE MAY BE MISSING THE “TARGET” WHEN WE DISCUSS THE EMERGENCE OF LGBT CHARACTERS. It is not a new idea that comic book super heroes have a semi-homoerotic quality to them. Even if they “get the girl” arguments have been made to hint at a sense of...