When it comes to depicting the future of social issues, Star Trek has often been ahead of the curve. In this episode, El Sanchez breaks down how, although the shows can sometimes depict gender and sexuality issues in problematic ways, characters like Jadzia Dax and races like the Trill and J’naii allowed early TNG and DS9 to depict gender fluidity and non-conformity in ways you didn’t often see on television back then.

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