Star Wars Andor is the first Disney Star Wars project that feels like it isn’t trying to sell you something… but tell you something. So let’s dive into the anti-totalitarian history of Star Wars and Andor.
In this we combine four videos from Jessie Gender, where she talks about Transphobia in direct reaction of statements by JK Rowling and later William Shatner. In the first place the statements were Tweets, then an essay Rowling wrote. Around the same time Shatner made his statement. The videos are about two years old, but nothing has changed since then. If there was any change, it was to the worse. We fear that all this comes up somewhen soon, so here are Jessie’s views:
Today we take a look at a video by Jessie Gender. On her channel, she talks about the nuance in the nerdy, and focus on issues facing the LGBTQ community, transgender specific community, women, nonbinary and autistic folks as well as other social and political issues through and within geek topics, with an eye to the most vulnerable. She says about herself, that her goal is try to create a space where we can talk about hard issue but in a way that is constructive, positive, welcoming, and educational, and still never loses sight of the joy and love for each other that brought us together in the first place.
This video is about Amazon Prime’s superhero series The Boys, particularly its most recent season 3, is one of the most controversial mainstream TV series released. Yet, what’s most interesting is what the show is controversial for; it’s progressive politics.
Jessie had the honor to speak to Kipo and the Age of the Wonderbeast and Star Trek: Strange New Worlds producer Bill Wolkoff about both shows and his history as a writer, and it was a wonderful conversation.
Euphoria star and trans activist Hunter Schafer has seemingly supported transmedicalist views, ones which are blaming nonbinary transgender people for recent attacks on transgender health care… which showcases a fundamental misunderstanding of why right wing groups are attacking trans health care.
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