“For many viewers and the show’s creator, however, Star Trek is a positive force for women. Gene Roddenberry, creator of both the original Star Trek and its second incarnation, saw himself as highly supportive of women. In the original series, he wanted the captain to be a woman, but this proved too radical a vision for network executives in 1966 – it is only in 1995 that a new series, Star Trek: Voyager provided us with a female captain.” —Sexual Generations: ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ and Gender
I get angry when I see that “Many Emotions of Mr Spock” poster. It just fuels people’s false belief that Spock is totally emotionless except while drugged. He suppresses them, but they are not absent. Here are some gifs of Spock’s real emotions peeking through.