WAIT BUT LISTEN: Dr. Jemison is one of the most badass women to have ever lived! Went to Stanford at 16: she's a dancer who trained with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre: she holds NINE honorary doctorates in a variety of disciplines: served a doctor in the Peace Corps: founded her own company: and is an all around genius/badass. WHERE IS HER MOVIE, HOLLYWOOD????
For me, it starts with both of the Spocks, followed very closely by both of the Kirks and both of the McCoys. Reboot versions are in the lead, but I love Nimoy, Shatner, and Kelley are right up there too. But I also really like both Scottys, and new Chekov and new Sulu are both pretty cool...and Admiral Pike is terrific too...
Star Wars has now become an explicit advocate for the idea that female characters do not need shapely armor to reinforce that they are female.<<"Everyone knows there are no women in Star Wars" What does that make Lei, Luke's twin Groot?
Admiral Michelle Howard was promoted on Tuesday to become the first four-star woman in the history of the U.S. Navy. She will take over as the vice chief of naval operations, the No. 2 job in the Navy. It’s the first time that a woman has ever held that position. Adm. Howard is also the first African-American to serve as vice chief.