http://strangehorizons.com/non-fiction/columns/freshly-rememberd-kirk-drift/ "Kirk Drift" makes an interesting argument: that despite Star Trek TOS being steeped in the sexism of its time, Kirk's reputation as a womanizer is mostly a retroactive reclamation by 80s-90s nerds seeking to bend him into a prototypical modern action hero and normalize a specific contemporary brand of nerd sexism.
@jplebreton as someone who rewatch d all of tos recently, it's super apt. the cultural view of Kirk is very weird.
@jplebreton kirk was a huge action nerd
@jplebreton The text includes an Avril Lavigne reference. 😂 As somebody who never watched Star Trek, this is an interesting article.
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