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Battlestar Galactica Fan? New season Starts April 4, 2008

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And filmed in and around Vancouver!

Great dichotomous themes: doctors who smoke cigarettes, faster than light technology but cancer that kills, artificial gravity but no energy shielding. They are very liberal about sex (co-ed showers, male-female equality), but not a gay character in sight. For that, you'd have to watch re-runs of Babylon 5, which is the only popular SF series ever to matter of factly present gay marriage as a simple, every day event.

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And filmed in and around Vancouver!

Great dichotomous themes: doctors who smoke cigarettes, faster than light technology but cancer that kills, artificial gravity but no energy shielding. They are very liberal about sex (co-ed showers, male-female equality), but not a gay character in sight. For that, you'd have to watch re-runs of Babylon 5, which is the only popular SF series ever to matter of factly present gay marriage as a simple, every day event.

Oh c'mon.....we ALL know Captain Picard was gay.....

:D

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Oh c'mon.....we ALL know Captain Picard was gay.....

:D

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Still, considering the number of gay SF fanboys out there, it amazes me that no gay characters have ever appeared on any of the Star Trek series, or even any of the wierd, independent series. I was addicted to Babylon 5 for years, and thrilled when they matter-of-factly sent two of their main characters to Mars, posing as a gay married couple. It was so subtle, I barely noticed it. But then Babylon 5 did have some grittier plot lines and twists than Star Trek ever dared.

With all the issues that Battlestar has dealt with (terrorism, suicide bombers, religion, equality of the sexes), it wouldn't kill them to throw in a minor gay character.

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Still, considering the number of gay SF fanboys out there, it amazes me that no gay characters have ever appeared on any of the Star Trek series, or even any of the wierd, independent series. I was addicted to Babylon 5 for years, and thrilled when they matter-of-factly sent two of their main characters to Mars, posing as a gay married couple. It was so subtle, I barely noticed it. But then Babylon 5 did have some grittier plot lines and twists than Star Trek ever dared.

With all the issues that Battlestar has dealt with (terrorism, suicide bombers, religion, equality of the sexes), it wouldn't kill them to throw in a minor gay character.

I wouldn't be surprised to find Starbuck exhibiting some lesbian-otic tendancies.......(although who would want to when they could have Jamie Bamber all to themselves??)

LOL

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Still, considering the number of gay SF fanboys out there, it amazes me that no gay characters have ever appeared on any of the Star Trek series, or even any of the wierd, independent series. I was addicted to Babylon 5 for years, and thrilled when they matter-of-factly sent two of their main characters to Mars, posing as a gay married couple. It was so subtle, I barely noticed it. But then Babylon 5 did have some grittier plot lines and twists than Star Trek ever dared.

With all the issues that Battlestar has dealt with (terrorism, suicide bombers, religion, equality of the sexes), it wouldn't kill them to throw in a minor gay character.

http://www.hiddenfrontier.com/

http://www.hiddenfrontier.com/episodes/indexhf.php

http://www.hiddenfrontier.com/episodes/indexody.php

http://www.hiddenfrontier.com/episodes/indexhc.php

They have gay characters. :yes:

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True, true, true.

I think though....most people don't see "Hidden Frontier" as "canon" in the Star Trek universe.

One book I read, that took place after "Star Trek: First Contact" insinuated that "Lt. Hawk" was gay and had a gay bf on the Enterprise before he was assimilated. But that was in the book....and not in the actual movie.

At least we had Wesley Crusher..... :lol:

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