Season 2, Episode 1: Rejoined

Rejoin us as we get back on the podcast wagon!

We are delighted to kick off our second season with a lovely and insightful guest host, Sally! In this episode, we debrief about the one and only Very Special DS9 episode featuring a same-sex romantic and sexual relationship, “Rejoined”.

Show Notes

  • Episodes Referenced

    • “A Man Alone” (DS9 - 1x4) - Where Odo faces a lynch mob.

    • “Rejoined” (DS9 - 4x6) - Where Dax’s previous host’s wife comes aboard.

    • “Change of Heart” (DS9 - 6x16) - Where Worf save Jadzia.

    • “Penumbra” (DS9 - 7x17) - Where Ezri saves Worf.

Season 1, Episode 5: Vulcurious

On this eagerly anticipated final episode of season 1 of Outcast: A Queer Star Trek Podcast, we do a deep dive into two Star Trek: Enterprise episodes “Fusion” (S1E16) and “Stigma” (S2E14). These two episodes present a very clear allegory for queer subculture and HIV/AIDS - and much more! But mostly that.

Show Notes:

  • Episodes referenced:

    • “Fusion” (DS9 - 1x16)

    • “Stigma” (DS9 - 2x14)

  • Movies referenced:

    • Star Trek II: Wrath of Khan

    • Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

Season 1, Episode 4: The Doctor

Show notes:

  • Correction: Eric mentions “The Swarm” as the first time Lewis Zimmerman makes an appearance, but that is in fact “Projections.”

  • Reference: “Gender and Sexuality in Star Trek: Allegories of Desire in the Television Series and Films” by David Greven

  • Episodes Referenced:

    • “Future Imperfect" (TNG - 4x08) - Where Riker is in an alternate future reality

    • “The Nth Degree" (TNG - 4x19) - Barclay-as-outsider episode

    • “Doctor Bashir, I Presume” (DS9 - 5x16)

    • “Projections” (VOY - 2x03)

    • “The Swarm” (VOY - 3x04)

    • “Real Life” (VOY - 3x22)

    • “Tinker Tenor Doctor Spy” (VOY - 6x04)

    • “Life Line” (VOY - 6x24)

    • “Endgame” (VOY 7x25)

  • Note: We have not actually received dozens and dozens of letters about anything.