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Gender and sexuality in Star Trek

David Greven

Gender and sexuality in Star Trek

allegories of desire in the television series and films

by David Greven

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Star trek (Television program),
  • Sex role on television,
  • Homosexuality on television,
  • Sex on television,
  • Star Trek films -- History and criticism,
  • Sex role in motion pictures,
  • Homosexuality in motion pictures,
  • Sex in motion pictures

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDavid Greven.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1992.77.S7318 G74 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 233 p. ;
    Number of Pages233
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23872042M
    ISBN 100786444134
    ISBN 109780786444137
    LC Control Number2009030776


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"A fascinating read for those trying to understand pop culture and sexuality in today's world." --Midwest Book Review "Gender and Sexuality in Star Trek maintains a clear focus and presents an engaging argument, centered on an allegorical reading of gender, sexuality and race in the monomyth.

In developing this, Greven analyzes how, while Star Trek does not directly represent gay or lesbian /5(4). Studying the Star Trek myth from the original s series to the franchise-reboot film, this book challenges frequent accusations that the Star Trek saga refuses to represent queer sexuality.

Arguing that Star Trek speaks to queer audiences through subtle yet provocative allegorical narratives, the analysis pays close attention to representations of gender, race, and sexuality to develop /5(4). Studying the Star Trek myth from the original s series to the franchise-reboot film, this book challenges frequent accusations that the Star Trek saga refuses to represent queer sexuality.

Arguing that Star Trek speaks to queer audiences through subtle yet provocative allegorical narratives, the analysis pays close attention to representations of gender, race, and sexuality to.

Studying the Star Trek myth from the original s Gender and sexuality in Star Trek book to the franchise-reboot film, this book challenges frequent accusations that the Star Trek saga refuses to represent queer sexuality. Arguing that Star Trek speaks to queer audiences through subtle yet provocative allegorical narratives, the analysis pays close attention to representations of gender, race, and sexuality to develop.

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Gender And Sexuality In Star Trek. Author: David Greven ISBN: Genre:. My book "Gender and Sexuality in Star Trek" challenges the commonplace that the Trek mythos never represents gay and lesbian sexuality.

Through an analysis of several of the series and films, TOS and VOY in particular, I make the case that a queer Trek does indeed exist if the Trek canon is read allegorically. Studying the Star Trek myth from the original s series to the franchise-reboot film, this book challenges frequent accusations that the Star Trek saga refuses to represent queer sexuality.

Arguing that Star Trek speaks to queer audiences through subtle yet provocative allegorical narratives, the analysis pays close attention to /5(4). Gender and Sexuality in Star Trek: Allegories of Desire in the Television Series and Films.

Summary Edit Blurb Studying the Star Trek myth from the original s series to the franchise-reboot Gender and sexuality in Star Trek book, this book challenges frequent accusations that the Star Trek saga refuses to represent queer sexuality. Arguing that Star Trek speaks to queer audiences through subtle yet provocative Author(s): David Greven.

Gender and Sexuality in Star Trek. Discussion in 'Trek Literature' started by david g, what I try to do in this book is to explore what it is about Star Trek that has spoken to LGBT audiences over the years.

As DevilEyes puts it, the experience of difference, loneliness, and being cut off from society--all so profoundly explored in. David Greven's Gender and Sexuality in Star Trek: Allegories of Desire in the Television Series and Films is the first full-length book to examine representations of homosexuality in Star Trek.

However, early in the introduction Greven makes it clear that this is anything but a definitive work on the subject, saying "I freely admit that I'm not.

Star Trek sex change: comic flips entire crew's genders This article is more than 6 years old Parallel Lines, says writer, 'is very Star Trek in the way it invites an examination of deeper themes'.

Studying the Star Trek myth from the original s series to the franchise-reboot film, this book challenges frequent accusations that the Star Trek saga refuses to represent queer sexuality.

Arguing that Star Trek speaks to queer audiences through subtle yet provocative allegorical narratives, the analysis pays close attention to representations of gender, race, and sexuality to develop Brand: Mcfarland & Company, Inc. Star Trek: The Next Generation did an episode on sexual identity called "The Outcast", plot summary here (read it).

I'm looking to initiate a discussion of whether the episode has a good concept, what any real genderqueer or trans persons might think, and whether the writers could really call it an episode about homosexuality. Studying the ""Star Trek"" myth from the original s series to the franchise-reboot film, this book challenges frequent accusations that the ""Star Trek"" saga refuses to represent queer It focuses on the representations of gender, race, and sexuality to develop an understanding of.

Get this from a library. Gender and sexuality in Star Trek: allegories of desire in the television series and films. [David Greven] -- "Topics include the s original's deconstruction of the male gaze and the traditional assumptions of male visual mastery; constructions of femininity in Star Trek: Voyager, particularly in the.

Star Trek is an American science fiction entertainment series. The original Star Trek is an American television series, created by Gene Roddenberry, which debuted in and ran for three seasons, following the interstellar adventures of Captain James T.

Kirk and the crew of the Federation Starship Enterprise, following an earlier pilot film “The Cage,” which starred Jeffrey Hunter as. Sexuality in Star Trek refers to the wide range of sexual practices seen in the Star Trek franchise. Sexual relationships have generally been depicted as heterosexual in nature.

Inter-species and inter-ethnic relationships have been commonly depicted. A comparatively broader range of views has been shown with respect to monogamy, polygamy, and the institution of marriage. In as much as. As it stands, “The Outcast” was still an important step for Star Trek challenging the boundaries of gender and sexuality, and it was one which paved the way for the next spinoff to be even bolder.

Abstract. Gear magazine’s review of the film The Transporter (), opens with the declaration that “director, writer and producer Luc Besson knows better than most how to make a beautiful woman even more beautiful: arm her to the teeth.” 1 This peculiar observation about a filmmaker best known for putting big guns in the hands of wide-eyed waifs in movies such as La Femme Nikita ( Cited by: Geordi La Forge / ˈ dʒ ɔːr d i l ə ˈ f ɔːr dʒ / is a fictional character who appeared in all seven seasons of the American science fiction television series Star Trek: The Next Generation and its four feature films.

Portrayed by LeVar Burton, he served as helmsman of the USS Enterprise-D in the first season, then occupied the role of the chief engineer for the rest of the series and Last appearance: Television: "Timeless" ().

InStar Trek--arguably the most popular science fiction franchise of all time--turned During that time the original series and its various offshoots have created some of the genre's most iconic characters and reiterated a vision of an egalitarian future where humans no longer discriminate against race, gender or : Studying the Star Trek myth from the original s series to the franchise-reboot film, this book challenges frequent accusations that the Star Trek saga refuses to represent queer sexuality.

Arguing that Star Trek speaks to queer audiences through subtle yet provocative allegorical narratives, the analysis pays close attention to. Regarding those same appearances, David Greven wrote in his book Gender and Sexuality in Star Trek, that the attraction of the men on the Enterprise demonstrated the "extraordinary heterosexuality of all the Trek series" as none of them can resist them, nor do any of the women feel a similar d by: Gene Roddenberry.

If you are genuinely interested beyond sloganeering about the eternal braid of gender, sexuality and biology, then this book is required reading." —Eric R Weinstein, PhD, Managing Director at Thiel Capital and Host of The Portal "Debra Soh's clearly written book walks the reader through the science and politics of sex and gender ed on: Aug Nonfiction books about Star Trek—memoirs by the cast & crew, tie-ins, critical works, etc.

Books that concern more than just Star Trek are fine as long as they examine it in some way (i.e., a book that just mentions Star Trek probably shouldn't go on the list, but a book of essays about science fiction with one chapter about Star Trek is fine). Boldly going where no one has gone before, Robin Roberts forges intriguing links between feminist politics and theory and the second Star Trek series, Star Trek: The Next Generation.

This lively discussion shows how science fiction's ability to make the familiar strange allows Star Trek to expose and comment on entrenched attitudes toward gender roles and feminist issues.5/5(1). Star Trek Sex - The Book On The Sexuality Of Star Trek. likes 2 talking about this.

Star Trek Sex - The Book Facebook PageFollowers:   David Greven, Gender and Sexuality in Star Trek: Allegories of Desire in the Television Series and Films. McFarland, ISBN Given the large body of scholarship that already exists on the Star Trek franchise, another book on the topic might seem redundant.

This is not a discussion about our time, but the fantasy realm in Star Trek. I would think that in a utopia civilization set in the future, with replicators and little class system really, that there would be no need for a glass ceiling, and men and women live as equals, and every race is an equal.

Also every body type would live as equals. Lee Airton, PhD, is assistant professor of gender and sexuality studies in education at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. They are a frequent keynote speaker and media commentator and are regularly asked to consult on gender-neutral language and gender diversity issues Released on: J InStar Trek—arguably the most popular science fiction franchise of all time—turned During that time the original series and its various offshoots have created some of the genre’s most iconic characters and reiterated a vision of an egalitarian future where humans no.

Star Trek evolved from a low-rated series in the s into an animated series, numerous feature films, and four spin-off television series, along the way engendering a universe of fan conferences, fanzines, and memorabilia.

In the course of all this activity, it also created a myth that equates race with alienation. Star Trek: The Original Series Adult Coloring Book - Where No Man Has Gone Before Star Trek - The Original Topps Trading Card Series The Origins of the Star Trek Phenomenon: Gene Roddenberry, the Original Series, and Science Fiction Fandom in the s.

In the case of the Trill race from the Star Trek universe, gender, gender identity, and sexuality are the primary tropes being examined.

The Trill are a symbiotic alien race who bond with various host bodies, allowing the “symbiont” to live multiple lifetimes and accumulate a wealth of experiences. Sexuality in Star Trek is the range of genders and sexual practices that can be seen in the Star Trek franchise.

Sexual relationships have consistently been depicted as heterosexual in nature. Inter-species and inter-ethnic relationships have been commonly depicted. A comparatively broader range of views has been shown with respect to monogamy, polygamy, and the institution of marriage.

The Andorian and Aenar species are unusual in that there are four distinct Andorian and Aenar sexes, and a union between all four sexes, an act known as the shelthreth, is required for procreation. Two of the sexes, thaan and chan, are approximately masculine, and the other two sexes, zhen and shen, are approximately feminine.

Andorians and Aenar accept the terms "male" and "female", and the. Sexuality has been a significant theme in the various Star Trek television and motion-picture series. Sexual relationships in Star Trek have mostly been depicted as heterosexual in nature.

There have been depictions of bisexual relationships, but always with a twist (e.g. using versions of characters from a mirror universe instead of the "real" ones; female Trill Dax and Kahn in "Rejoined" had. Gender, Sexuality, and Cosplay: A Case Study of Male-to-Female Crossplay I contend that M2F crossplay exemplifies the performance of gender and sexuality in Unlike “Star Trek,”“Harry Potter,” or other real-actor dramas that have concrete characters, anime characters are “the perfect sites for imaginative visual fantasy” as.

Star Trek (98) Star Trek The Original (43) Star Trek The Next Generation (38) Star Trek Deep Space Nine (15) Star Trek Unnumbered Paperback (13) Star Trek Voyager (13) Star Trek Logs (12) Star Trek Enterprise (11) Star Trek IDW (6).

Star Trek’s Seven of Nine, once firmly under the male gaze, has seemingly been confirmed as queer. Even so, on television and beyond, changing backstories can feel piecemeal. This essay examines the online debate surrounding representation of the Black/African character of Lt. Uhura in the prequel film, Star fans, particularly those viewing the film from a gender/race intersection, applauded her portrayal, while others, including many “slashers” who espouse a homoerotic reading of classic Trek from an ostensible gender/sexuality standpoint Cited by: 3.