the Original Series had a predominantly female fanbase, and during its initial run, was widely mocked and dismissed by mainstream (i.e., male) science fiction fans as being fake sci-fi for girls. It’s difficult to overstate the influence women had on the franchise in its early days; most of the early Star Trek conventions were organised by and for women, and those same organisers were responsible for the massive letter-writing campaign that prevented the show from being cancelled

the Original Series had a predominantly female fanbase, and during its initial run, was widely mocked and dismissed by mainstream (i.e., male) science fiction fans as being fake sci-fi for girls. It’s difficult to overstate the influence women had on the franchise in its early days; most of the early Star Trek conventions were organised by and for women, and those same organisers were responsible for the massive letter-writing campaign that prevented the show from being cancelled

Make your own Star Trek Uhura costume! I did this a few years ago and it actually turned out decent, especially considering my lack of sewing skills!

Make your own Star Trek Uhura costume! I did this a few years ago and it actually turned out decent, especially considering my lack of sewing skills!

Obviously I can't be Uhura, but I'd love to make this dress for when Star Trek 2 makes it into theaters.

Obviously I can't be Uhura, but I'd love to make this dress for when Star Trek 2 makes it into theaters.

Michele Specht plays Dr. Elise McKenna on Star Trek Continues (an online fan film series that continues the 5 year mission of the original TV series); I've met her and the cast at conventions and they're terrific people.  Making Star Trek purely for love of the game.

Michele Specht plays Dr. Elise McKenna on Star Trek Continues (an online fan film series that continues the 5 year mission of the original TV series); I've met her and the cast at conventions and they're terrific people. Making Star Trek purely for love of the game.

CBS - Win a Trip for 2 to the Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas - http://sweepstakesden.com/cbs-win-a-trip-for-2-to-the-star-trek-convention-in-las-vegas/

CBS - Win a Trip for 2 to the Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas - http://sweepstakesden.com/cbs-win-a-trip-for-2-to-the-star-trek-convention-in-las-vegas/

Join Starfleet: Make Your Own Star Trek TNG Skant Uniform

Join Starfleet: Make Your Own Star Trek TNG Skant Uniform

Now you can join Starfleet by making your own Star Trek TNG skant uniform. This would be perfect for some authentic looking Star Trek cosplay.

Star Trek 50th Anniversary heads to Minneapolis next weekend!   Missed the 50th Celebration at San Diego Comic-Con? Missing the Star Trek Convention this weekend in Las Vegas?  Have no fear! There is another Star Trek 50 Year Mission event coming to a city near you! Creation Entertainment are bringing The 50 Year Mission Tour to Minneapolis for three days from Friday August 12th to Sunday August 14th at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis.  So many of your favorite Star Trek celebrities will be…

Star Trek 50th Anniversary heads to Minneapolis next weekend! Missed the 50th Celebration at San Diego Comic-Con? Missing the Star Trek Convention this weekend in Las Vegas? Have no fear! There is another Star Trek 50 Year Mission event coming to a city near you! Creation Entertainment are bringing The 50 Year Mission Tour to Minneapolis for three days from Friday August 12th to Sunday August 14th at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis. So many of your favorite Star Trek celebrities will be…

Not Sure What's on the Sensors? But It's STAR TREK!

Not Sure What's on the Sensors? But It's STAR TREK!

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