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Old May 31 2012, 04:49 PM   #28
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Re: Female Captains poll

Shon T'Hara wrote: View Post
The Federation is supposed to be a post-sexist society, which means the population of captains should be representative of the Federation as a whole -- not through quotas, but just naturally. If that doesn't happen, it's indicative that the writers haven't been able to move beyond the sexist attitudes ingrained in them by society. (Again, I don't keep track of this with TrekLit, though from what I've seen the current crop of writers are doing a good job; however, the TV shows and movies are an entirely different matter.)
Nicely put and I would welcome a future show with a female captain.
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